The Great Book of Journaling
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The Great Book of Journaling

How Journal Writing Can Support a Life of Wellness, Creativity, Meaning and Purpose (How to Journaling Self-Help)

By Eric Maisel, Lynda Monk

Promote Healing, Ignite Creativity, and Discover Writing Tips from Two Journaling Experts

"This book is a beautiful quilt, each chapter written by one of the wisest voices in the journaling world, on every aspect of journal writing imaginable.” —Ruth Folit, founder and past director of the International Association for Journal Writing

#1 Best Seller in Writing Skills, Writing Guides, and Nonfiction Writing Reference

The Next-Generation Book on Journaling Techniques

Learn from the best. The Great Book of Journaling equips you with practical and effective journaling techniques, advances your writing skills, and enhances self-esteem. Written by esteemed psychotherapist Eric Maisel and journaling expert Lynda Monk, Director of the International Association for Journal Writing, this book guides you on a path of healing, creativity, and self-discovery.

Discover the therapeutic magic of journal writing. Experience the transformative power of journaling. By engaging in daily meditations and personal writing, you can tap into your innate creativity and nurture self-love.

Packed full of valuable journal writing knowhow. We’ve rounded up 40 of the top journal experts in the world to explain exactly what journal writing can do for you! The Great Book of Journaling is full of practical tips, evidence-based research, and rich anecdotes from their coaching, teaching, therapy work with journal writers, and personal journal writing. 

Inside find:

  • Innovative journaling techniques to boost your creativity and writing skills
  • Therapeutic writing methods to foster healing and high self-esteem
  • Daily meditation practices for cultivating self-love and wellness
  • Expert advice from 40 leading journaling professionals for deepening your personal writing

If you have read Mindfulness JournalThe Self-Discovery Journal, or No Worries, you will love The Great Book of Journaling. Also, don’t miss Eric Maisel’s Redesign Your Mind and The Power of Daily Practice.

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