logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
brokers12, DrdubbleG, mandyjones, Nicola x, Pure Bliss Handbags
57155 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57155 Members
417 Forums
112908 Topics
799250 Posts

Max Online: 537 @ 07/02/12 11:21 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Rosie 66 746
Beetlemess 547
Nancy Roussy 230
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 115
Ro Longstreet-Wicca 104
Mystic - Romance Movies 100
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 65
Dianne W - Editor 64
Karm - SW USA Editor 56
Tracy - Philosophy 56
Ad Income Supports Charity
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >
Topic Options
#727035 - 11/22/11 07:46 AM Question for those with multiple Journals...
IH8FMS Offline
Shark

Registered: 07/09/09
Posts: 207
Loc: USA
One of the reasons that I have never gone for separate journals is because I get into writing and my thoughts just kind of segue from one thing to another pretty rapid-fire and I'm thinking if I had more than one journal I'd get all mixed up... I'm easily confuzzled!

So, those of you with multiple journals, how do you deal with that and keep them straight? Is there repetition, or when you start veering off into a topic for another journal, do you write See other journal, or what?
_________________________
Be Well,
Doxi
Founder & Chief Whiner
S.N.E.R.T.s
Survivors of Nearly Every Rotten Thing

Top

Add Question for those with multiple Journals... to Twitter Add Question for those with multiple Journals... to Facebook Add Question for those with multiple Journals... to MySpace Add Question for those with multiple Journals... to Del.icio.us Digg Question for those with multiple Journals... Add Question for those with multiple Journals... to Yahoo My Web Add Question for those with multiple Journals... to Google Bookmarks Add Question for those with multiple Journals... to Stumbleupon Add Question for those with multiple Journals... to Reddit
#742250 - 01/23/12 12:20 AM Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... [Re: IH8FMS]
IH8FMS Offline
Shark

Registered: 07/09/09
Posts: 207
Loc: USA
???
_________________________
Be Well,
Doxi
Founder & Chief Whiner
S.N.E.R.T.s
Survivors of Nearly Every Rotten Thing

Top

Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Twitter Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Facebook Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to MySpace Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Stumbleupon Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Reddit
#743715 - 01/31/12 04:32 PM Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... [Re: IH8FMS]
Debbie-SpiritualityEditor Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Elephant

Registered: 01/08/10
Posts: 4438
I used to have just one journal to write down my daily thoughts, and yes, my thoughts would progress from one subject to the next.

But recently my sweet boyfriend passed on. I want to remember him and things about him.....good memories, jokes we shared, etc. I bought a journal just to dedicate to him. I will write down my thoughts while going through the grieving and healing process, and what I want to remember about him. In time some things do fade, so I want to capture it while it is still fresh in my mind.

I think other people do the same thing for very specific subjects.....perhaps a journal for daily thoughts, another for poems, another to keep track of crafts or hobbies, one for dreams, one for prayers, one for special quotes from family, etc.


Edited by Cassie67 (01/31/12 04:46 PM)
_________________________
Debbie Grejdus
Spirituality Site Editor
Spirituality Forum Moderator

Top

Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Twitter Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Facebook Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to MySpace Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Stumbleupon Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Reddit
#751054 - 03/14/12 01:20 AM Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... [Re: IH8FMS]
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/05/04
Posts: 20597
That is a very sweet idea Cassie, and I think a quite powerful one. That way all your thoughts about him are in one place, and it's a special place.

_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Website
Low Carb Forum

Top

Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Twitter Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Facebook Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to MySpace Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Stumbleupon Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Reddit
#751062 - 03/14/12 03:32 AM Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... [Re: IH8FMS]
Yvonnie-Inspired Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 02/19/11
Posts: 1253
Loc: Illinois, US
Cassie I love that too.

IH8FMS, I am like you. I need to be frazzled/positive/excited/confused/creative/spiritual in one place.
_________________________
Yvonnie DuBose
Inspiration

Top

Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Twitter Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Facebook Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to MySpace Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Stumbleupon Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Reddit
#751065 - 03/14/12 04:38 AM Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... [Re: Yvonnie-Inspired]
Debbie-SpiritualityEditor Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Elephant

Registered: 01/08/10
Posts: 4438
So far having the two separate journals is working out well for me. My personal one and the one I dedicate to my recently deceased boyfriend.

I have a few pictures of my boyfriend inside the cover of his journal, so I can look at him sometimes when I think of different things. Everything I can think of goes into that journal......including his favorite quotes, his favorite foods, endearing things I want to remember about him, lyrics of songs that connect me to him in some way, and of course my feelings of grief and moving on. In the beginning I would just write down how I was feeling, but now I address my entries as if they are letters to him and it seems more personal and right to me. I am already half way through this journal and it has only been two months since he died. I bought another journal like it as a backup to continue if I run out of space.

It helps so much therapeutically, and it's a comfort to know that little things that come to my mind about him won't get lost with time.
_________________________
Debbie Grejdus
Spirituality Site Editor
Spirituality Forum Moderator

Top

Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Twitter Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Facebook Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to MySpace Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Stumbleupon Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Reddit
#751615 - 03/17/12 12:07 AM Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... [Re: IH8FMS]
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/05/04
Posts: 20597
Dear Cassie -

I think that is a spectacularly lovely thing you're doing, and that you'll treasure it forever. Hopefully other people in this situation read this thread and get the idea to do it.

It is great that you have a backup. That way you know you can write as much as you want.
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Website
Low Carb Forum

Top

Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Twitter Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Facebook Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to MySpace Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Stumbleupon Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Reddit
#751741 - 03/17/12 08:41 PM Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
Debbie-SpiritualityEditor Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Elephant

Registered: 01/08/10
Posts: 4438
Thanks, Lisa. I have mentioned my journal in the Bereavement section of the forums as well. I may go ahead and write more there about it to give other people the idea. I just knew I would have a lot going on inside of me when my boyfriend passed away, and I thought a journal would be a good place to remember him and to unload some feelings and emotions when I would not know what else to do with them. It helps....
_________________________
Debbie Grejdus
Spirituality Site Editor
Spirituality Forum Moderator

Top

Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Twitter Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Facebook Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to MySpace Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Stumbleupon Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Reddit
#752204 - 03/20/12 03:18 AM Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... [Re: IH8FMS]
Jilly Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 02/27/03
Posts: 14392
Loc: Verde Valley, AZ
Cassie, i think that is an amazing idea. What a beautiful, wonderful way to celebrate a loved one. I am going to have to remember this tip.

Top

Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Twitter Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Facebook Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to MySpace Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Stumbleupon Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Reddit
#754088 - 03/29/12 03:14 PM Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... [Re: Jilly]
Debbie-SpiritualityEditor Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Elephant

Registered: 01/08/10
Posts: 4438
My personal journal has "Believe in Yourself" inscribed on the cover. That saying is very inspirational to me right now. Sometimes having positive quotes around can be very grounding and reassuring.
_________________________
Debbie Grejdus
Spirituality Site Editor
Spirituality Forum Moderator

Top

Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Twitter Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Facebook Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to MySpace Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Stumbleupon Add Re: Question for those with multiple Journals... to Reddit
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >


Moderator:  kkgarcia 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Chopped
by Nancy Roussy
Reality TV
44 minutes 16 seconds ago
Easy Ham Cheesy 30 min. Primavera
by Allyson - USACook/HomeCook
Home Cooking
Today at 01:37 AM
What type of shoe or shoes do you enjoy wearing ?
by Allyson - USACook/HomeCook
Women's Fashion
Today at 01:31 AM
Back To School Nerves!
by Allyson - USACook/HomeCook
Home Cooking
Today at 01:10 AM
Do you prefer to go shopping online?
by WilliamK
Fashion Jewelry
Today at 01:09 AM
Chocolate Dirt Cup Recipe
by Allyson - USACook/HomeCook
Chocolate
Today at 01:02 AM
Online shopping Vs Store Shopping?
by Allyson - USACook/HomeCook
Fashion Jewelry
Today at 01:00 AM
New Article: The Birdcage!
by Allyson - USACook/HomeCook
Comedy Movies
Today at 12:59 AM
The Colbert Report
by Nancy Roussy
Specialty Channels
Today at 12:06 AM
The Daily Show
by Nancy Roussy
Specialty Channels
Today at 12:03 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 73 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.