for Clarity to Unlock
Your Natural Knowing!
For many years now I have
illustrated to people that through personal writing they
can individually arrive at their own truths. Why do I
believe this is true? I consider this to be an innate
truth because I have personally re-discovered myself,
re-defined my life purpose and realigned with my soul
through the process of writing.
If this belief is true, one
might ask, "Then why doesn't everyone take the time
to slow down, to become quiet and write?" This
question is one aspect of my work in this lifetime. It
is why I have taught, lectured and written for over 20
years about the art and joy of journal keeping.
Have you ever wished for a
crystal ball that would reveal the answers to questions
you posed? A medium that would provide magical insights
and information? Within each of us we have the ability
to tap into our own answers, delve into our souls and
capture our own truths. It is through our own writing
and the trust of our own answers that the answers we
seek are unveiled.
As I sat down to write this
article, I first wrote a list of questions that I know
to be important for journaling and the personal journey
the act of journaling commences. Journaling begins a
journey of fulfillment as one dares to imagine and to
truly live true to themselves and the scripts of their
I encourage you to consider the
following questions and take time reflecting and
answering them honestly. Your answers will give you the
enlightenment to take the steps to be among those who
know, embrace and practice living true to their soul's
journey through reflection, listening, writing and
capturing the revealed learning.
I am willing to:
…connect with my soul?
…know my life purpose?
…live true to myself?
…keep my word to myself and
…live with clarity?
…have clear intention?
…accept that everything in my
life provides an opportunity to learn, discover and define myself?
…live each and every moment
…change when change is
…surround myself with people
who empower and inspire me?
…live in the creative
…reach out for help,
assistance, and the information I need?
…consistently and constantly
live with integrity?
…choose the beliefs, habits
and values that are congruent to achieve my ultimate
…practice and choose actions
that are good for all concerned?
…examine, re-examine, and
write for insight and direction in order to embrace and
fulfill my destiny?
To really connect to one's
natural ability to know oneself, it is important to be
able to answer "yes" to the above questions.
Journaling opens the door to one's soul, giving rise to
self-discovery and empowerment. There are hundreds of
creative journaling techniques to help both the novice
and the established journaler, from tips to journaling
circles where journalers meet to share. (http://www.joycechapman.com/journalcircle.html)
Commit to a life that includes
writing and journaling, you will find it to be the
vehicle that provides a renewal of the soul and allows
you to live your life in joy and celebration.
Joyce Chapman is a
best-selling author, speaker, and professional and
personal coach. A pioneer in the field of journal
keeping she provides step-by-step journaling techniques
for actualizing dreams to individuals, groups and
companies through her books, newsletters, workshops,
training programs, and coaching sessions. She is known
for her landmark books Journaling For Joy, Live Your
Dream and If I Had Three Wishes, The Only One Would Be…
Her most recent publication, Notice! & Journal
continues her pioneering work in the field of journaling
and offers up one of the easiest motivators for
journalers seeking new topics and areas of discovery.
There are hundreds of creative journaling techniques to
help the novice and the established journaler in all her
books and on her website. (http://www.joycechapman.com/journalcircle.html)