Sunday, March 25, 2007
The Many Faces of Journaling : Topics & Techniques for Personal Journal Writing
by Linda C. Senn
This book starts out with some historical perspective on Journaling and then looks at different types of Journaling with all the reasons for each.
Notes from Myself: A Guide to Creative Journal Writing
by Anne Hazard Aldrich
This book is more about the mechanics of Journaling... what you need to do... and then has some background later.
Thursday, March 22, 2007
Scott gives 9 different examples of journals you could start. (Some of which could also be considered types of entries in your all-purpose journal)...
- Morning Writings
- WOM Journal
- Thanks Log
- HVA Journal
- Victory Log
- Learning Log
- 'No" Journal
- Dream Log
- Luck Journal
I have found that just sitting down in a quiet place and thinking on a regular basis helps me maintain my "balance" ... especially when circumstances beyond my control are wreaking havoc on my life. (I'm sure we've all been there!)
I also find that the act of writing things down helps me get a better perspective on the subject and, as Scott mentions in his post, it helps me deal with reality more effectively!
What have you written lately?
Saturday, March 17, 2007
I can hardly wait to see what you come up with for April 1st (April Fool's Day)!
Tuesday, March 13, 2007
The best line in the article was ...
If people don't pass the tradition of letter-writing down to their children and grandchildren, she wonders, what will future generations have to show the uniqueness of their loved ones' lives? Photocopies and printouts of e-mails hold about as much appeal as old tax records. "Where is the romance?" Miriam asks.
The tactile sensation of a handwritten note... the anticipation of opening the envelope... all with the added benefit of a physical item that can be a cherished keepsake for the rest of your life!
Miriam Footer's stationery shop, The Write Image, is also online... check it out (click here).
Sunday, March 11, 2007
Others at the event (along with links to their websites) included...
Mitch Axelrod, Rick Bruner, Patrice Evans, Senia Maymin, Roger from melatonemusic, Alice Garik, Thomas Maloney, Marshall Sponder of www.webmetricsguru.com, www.artnewyorkcity.com, and www.smartmobs.com, Kelsey Kaufman, Josh Kaufman, and, of course, yours truly... Dave Wheeler.
It was a casual, but great evening (if that makes sense) ! I'm glad I went and, if the opportunity comes around again, I would highly encourage others to join in !
Friday, March 09, 2007
Where: Two Boots Pizza, in Grand Central Station (lower level).
It sounds like it will be an interesting time (and a chance to put some faces to the names we've seen online for many years). Click here to learn more or send an email to BL Ochman if you would like to attend!
Toastmasters blog: www.areaA4.blogspot.com
Thursday, March 08, 2007
What if there was a card that was sort of like Lance Armstrong's book, "Its not about the bike"Lance "Its not about the bike" but in a notecard format? What should the art depict?
Of course, the profits would need to go towards cancer research.
It seems that HallMark is already going down this road (presumably without the charity donation) ... check out this web article.
What do you think? Leave us a comment !
Tuesday, March 06, 2007
Check it out... lots of visually interesting cards and other products !