What can you possibly write, After all these years Of forgetting your own words, That matters? All the abandoned thoughts Forgotten ideas Lost potential, Exiled within Graveyards of paper And writing That died too soon. You have taken the easy path As if just writing was enough, Never … [Read more...] about The Space Between Words and Life
Ideation is the foundation of a creative practice. Ideas provide the essential raw material for creative work. Ideation begins with a firm intention to create something of value in the world. It is the process of ideation, not the result, that matters most. We facilitate ideation by developing skills including concentration, focus, discernment, pattern recognition, incubation, awareness, mindfulness, and meditation.
Transformative journal writing is a conversation that takes place on the frontiers between inner life and the outer world. In this sense, journaling is way to integrate introspection and interaction. There is a creative space between the words you write and the ways in which we engage with the world … [Read more...] about The Life of Words
Many claims are made about the benefits of journal writing, including wellbeing, reduction of anxiety and depression, greater self-awareness, and an increase in happiness. Even though the precise ways in which journaling produces positive change is mysterious, it is generally accepted that journal … [Read more...] about Problems with Journal Writing
Not too long ago, I started losing interest in journal writing. It was an unwelcome feeling because I had always enjoyed the experience of journaling. In fact, I have been keeping various kinds of journals and notebooks for many years. However, I started to question what the purpose of all this … [Read more...] about Transformative Journal Writing