Many of you know that I’m doing a self-challenge every month (read about it here) to help me progress in certain areas of my life. So my challenge for January was no IG (read my post about it here) and February was journaling everyday.
So I’ma just be real — I didn’t fully complete my February challenge. I was doing good until I fell off towards the end of the month. BUT the plan is to continue journaling for the rest of the year, so I’m Gucci. Baby steps.
Overall it felt good to be journaling on the regular again. The first time I ever wrote in one was in the first grade. My teacher passed a journal out to everyone in the class and told us to write about whatever we felt like writing — our day, family or whatever we learned in class. I don’t remember what I wrote about, but I remember the crazy feeling I got whenever it came time to write in our journals. Expressing my thoughts via pen and paper ignited something magical in me that I never knew existed until that moment. That was the exact moment I fell in love with writing. [Read more…]