Without commitment, life is just a series of excuses.
YOUR reasons, what are they?
Some people are creating an historical document. Others are dealing with emotional issues. A number enjoy the planning aspects of journaling.
Many are using their journals as tools for building their careers or businesses. Some use their journals for capturing ideas, dialogue and writing practice as they write their novels, short stories and even blogs.
Look at this article for more ways people use their journals. And yes, do click on the links at the bottom of that article to see even more reasons people keep regular diaries or journals.
You probably have more than one reason for writing in your journal. Most do.
Getting better at getting better
Why do you keep a journal? Taking time to notice your reasons for journaling will aid your commitment to the process. And, taking time to write about your reasons for keeping a journal will aid your commitment to your reasons. I just love it when a simple process creates great reward, don’t you?
Staying motivated, being committed is made easier by the process of writing about your commitment.
Write in your journal about why you personally write in your journal. You can use the examples of how other people use their journals for inspiration. You can add some reasons if you’ve noticed some that struck your fancy.
You’ve just enhanced your Commitment Meter. Celebrate!