Your Journal Companion
365 Writing Prompts to Heighten Awareness of Self and Others
Plynn makes the journaling process easy with an entire year’s worth of thought provoking writing prompts, appropriate for use by teens through seniors. From the heart of her own 25-year journaling practice, Plynn attests that developing a daily writing habit can inform and transform one’s life by increasing inner knowledge and outer awareness. She explains the emotional and physiological benefits of personal writing, gives instruction of several powerful writing techniques and offers tips on “how, where and when” to start the process.
A perfect book for anyone who as ever considered taking up journaling but didn’t know how to begin, or for those who like to journal but sometimes have trouble getting started. These 365 engaging prompts also offer teachers, counselors, coaches and group leaders from all walks of life a guide to help people engage in broadening awareness of self, relationships, health, work and creativity, and offer the opportunity to develop greater emotional intelligence. Professional writers may find the prompts helpful to segue into the creative process, as well.
Start Your Own Journaling Club!
Plynn offers a downloadable, Your Journal Companion Club Guide for those who would like to start their own club and get the most out of shared or individual journaling with a group of friends.
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Start a good writing habit: daily prompt with shuffle feature
Use one inciting prompt each day to deepen your writing experience and heighten awareness of self and others. Start at Day 1 through 365, or use the shuffle feature for a surprise prompt. Scientific research shows that daily writing about issues important to you benefit body/mind health. And, tapping into one’s own inner wisdom through writing aids problem solving, stirs creativity and supports improvement of emotional intelligence.
The prompts in this app come from the book, Your Journal Companion: 365 Writing Prompts to Heighten Awareness of Self and Others, which offers interesting information on brain function and research associated with the benefits of journal writing, and shares easy instruction on key writing techniques – such as free writing, dialoguing and listing – that greatly expand the power and potential of the prompts when used to nurture and expand your writing practice.
The prompts and the book are useful for both beginning and experienced writers, from age 13 and up, and can be used as tools for self-discovery and enhancement of creativity.