Men Who Journal

There are many men who journal. Why do men journal? Men who journal say they write to gain clarity, solve problems, to express their emotions, to be more creative and to reach their goals. This section of our journal blog introduces you to various men who journal, why they write and what they write about.

Heron – James Bay, Prevost Island by Duncan Elsey

This is a beautiful example of journaling in nature.  It is also an example of how journaling can become poetry, and how meaningful self-reflection is possible through stories and words... Heron - James Bay, Prevost Island by Duncan Elsey A heron skims the calm grey water, chasing its own reflection across the mirror flat surface. ... Read More >>

2021-11-22T14:03:13-08:00November 22nd, 2021|Journal Examples, Men Who Journal, Poetry & Journaling|

Finding Your Voice Through Journal Writing

IAJW Member Spotlight Interview with Richard Bliss Richard Bliss is a dedicated member of our IAJW community.  He lives in the United States in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. The following is a recent interview with him... Why did you join the IAJW?  In my busy life I felt that journal writing, something I was ... Read More >>

Journaling as Stress Relief for Men Who Care

Journaling as Stress Relief for Men Who Care By Lynda Monk, MSW, RSW, CPCC We often don’t talk about men as caregivers.  The focus is often on women as caregivers, and indeed, women are caregivers, often at higher rates in both the personal and professional realms.  However, men care too! Many men are stay-at-home fathers, ... Read More >>

2021-10-25T12:41:33-07:00October 25th, 2021|Men Who Journal|

3 Good Reasons for Men to Journal

By Lynda Monk, MSW, RSW, CPCC Journaling is a process of writing about your experiences, organizing your thoughts, and expressing your feelings through personal writing. Journaling can be very important and highly effective for men, considering the general taboo that still surrounds men, in some cases, in relation to expressing their inner dialogue, feelings, and ... Read More >>

2021-10-21T14:11:43-07:00October 14th, 2021|Men Who Journal|