Creative Journaling


There are many creative ways to journal including art journaling, vision and collage journaling, and more! Find lots of inspiring and fresh ideas to expand your creative self-expression within the pages of your journal.

Part 3: Enigma Variations on Trivial Trialities by Timothy J Sullivan

Creative Journal Writing with Timothy Sullivan! Did you read part 1 and part 2 of this series already? If you are philosophically inclined, (who isn’t, really) a triad triviality may suggest a question, an enigma or existential conundrum you could explore, research, expound upon. I mean, we all have questions. Big ones and trivial ... Read More >>

Part 2: Diving Deeper into Word Triplex and Journal Practice by Timothy J Sullivan

Have you been collecting your own triplets? Did you see part 1 of this article? A metaphysical aside: In many cosmologies and theologies, there is the Law of Three, a three-element logic that drives all creation. This shows up in spiritual traditions as various representations of the Trinity. For example, you are likely familiar ... Read More >>

Part 1: From Trivial Triality to Significant Pursuit by Timothy J Sullivan

Here's a wild and crazy idea for writers, artists and journal keepers, seeking inspiration to fuel their creativity. This is inspired by my practice of bringing together three words that begin with the same first letter, or two letters, which then creates an alliance of alliterative assonance. When they arrive, which can be at any moment, any ... Read More >>

Creative Journaling for Self Care

Journaling for Self-Care by Nicolle Nattrass, IAJW.org Journal Council Expert There are many reasons we can choose to journal. Perhaps we are trying to gain clarity, solve a problem, or nourish our creative self-expression. Many people journal to improve their health and well-being. This where journaling for self care, replenishment, healing and renewal ... Read More >>

PANDEMIC Community Word Art Project

Recently in our IAJW Journal Writing Tribe Facebook Group, I posted the following: As a journaler and writer, I love the power of words! I always notice language, stories, quotes, books, and inspiration through words. For fun/interest, what is ONE word you have been noticing often during this past week? Here are the words that ... Read More >>

2020-04-13T16:39:19-07:00April 13th, 2020|Creative Journaling|

Living Her Passion & Handcrafting Journals to Help Make a Difference – Dawn Beckler

This is a guest blog post from IAJW Member and Life Coach, Vicky DeCoster As a little girl, Dawn Beckler became accustomed to change. While growing up within a military and then missionary family, she lived in many different places that included the Philippines where she spent most of her childhood. While embracing and loving what ... Read More >>

2021-09-03T11:04:03-07:00September 4th, 2019|Creative Journaling|

A Creative “End of Year” Journaling Process: Look Back & Look Forward

In addition to writing our IAJW blog and our Journal Juice Museletter for our community and members, I am also a regular guest writer for The Coaching Tools Company.  TCTC was founded by my dear friend and coaching colleague, Emma-Louise Elsey.  Her tools make great journaling exercises! My most recent guest article is offers you ... Read More >>

2021-09-03T11:49:39-07:00December 9th, 2018|Creative Journaling, Journal Prompts|