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Struggling to keep a journal? These tips will help!


This is part one of a three-part series exploring how to successfully keep a journal. 

Journaling can be one of the most satisfying personal accomplishments when done correctly. Writing down personal thoughts and feelings can help free the mind, unleash creativity, and give time for reflection. However, obstacles such as limited time, not knowing what to write about, or feelings of inadequacy often prevent us from preserving personal or family memories.

In his 2017 RootsTech presentation, Steve Reed, Chief Creative Officer and co-founder of JRNL, outlined dozens of helpful tips on implementing proven journaling principles into your daily routine. We’ve summarized three of his suggestions here. 

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