Do you keep a diary or a journal?

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Post by Trixy » 17 Oct 2017, 22:44

Not anymore, i used to have a diary for every year but i was too young.
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Post by BelindaC » 19 Oct 2017, 08:11

I always have somewhere to write down my thoughts, feelings or ideas, but am never able to make it a consistent daily thing. Sometimes I'll make multiple entries in a single day, and sometimes I'll go weeks without writing anything.
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Post by Mercy Bolo » 19 Oct 2017, 13:34

I don't keep a diary and I don't journal. I just keep my secrets in my head.
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Post by Barry1379 » 19 Oct 2017, 14:25

No I don't. I will love but have not been able because of indecison
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Post by Ash and Stars » 21 Oct 2017, 10:07

I keep an academic journal. It's useful for keeping track of the things I get done each day
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Post by Toshia » 21 Oct 2017, 11:08

I keep a book journal. I love writing down my favorite quotes from books. I also like to draw. So I keep a journal where I draw something that I feel represents the book(s) and write my favorite quotes around it.
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Post by Kat Berg » 22 Oct 2017, 09:04

There is not a day that goes by where I don't journal. It is to the point that, if I have a very big decision to make, I have to write, at least a little, before I can make a final decision. It has helped me process sickness, loss, and huge career changes.

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Post by Jax14 » 30 Oct 2017, 00:08

I've tried twice! Once when I was at school I used so much code to refer to things I didn't want anyone else to know about that eventually even I couldn't understand it. The second time I found myself venting too much and I would just write and write and write. It made me angry to read it again so I figured rather deal with issues face to face instead of burying them in the written word...

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Post by MontyQ » 30 Oct 2017, 09:39

Yes, although I’ve been neglectful in actually sitting down to write out my thoughts or detail some things happening in my life. Mostly it’s just been interesting one lined epiphanies, questions or something I thought was thought provoking.
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Post by Leonidas Ndeta » 30 Oct 2017, 15:14

I keep diary because of daily experiences
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Post by Valton » 02 Nov 2017, 04:38

I've tried severally to keep a journal but to maintain the routine of frequently updating it is what i forget to do, so whenever i feel i wanna write, i just write small notes on my phone.
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Post by powergirl » 02 Nov 2017, 15:12

When i was thirteen i kept a diary but as i had grown i don't need this anymore.I don't even have time to write it.
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Post by Sincerely » 09 Nov 2017, 03:40

Neither of them, am kinda lazy when it comes maintaining them but i would love try.

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Post by Nomzamo Nawodya » 09 Nov 2017, 06:17

A diary but it's hard for me to keep jotting down my day's experience because some days are not worth remembering
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Post by readingbooks1toall » 11 Nov 2017, 21:44

I actually like to keep a diary instead of journal because diary is more compatible while journal is massive. It is the main reason

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