This journal is for you alone. It is your private place to express your feelings, identify your hopes, and outline your dreams. You can practice being an artist, play around with being a poet, and try your skills as a writer.
This journal is not a diary! Diaries can be stressful because you are supposed to write in them every day. Write in your journal only when you want to. Journals are for self-expression, so use yours when you are glad, mad, sad, scared, lonely, guilty, or just plain bored.
A journal is your best friend in self-discovery. Go back to reread what you have written often. You may surprise yourself!
Most of all, don't judge yourself when you write or draw in your journal. Turn off ...