We are here to find the song for our voice. We’re not here to find our voice, because we have never lost it. Maybe we forget about its existence, maybe we rarely make a sound, maybe
Morning journaling has become a part of my morning routine for years. I find this practice helps me to ease into my day gently, with more awareness and clarity about my state of being (how I feel, what I’ve been thinking, etc.) before the rush of the day begins.
Have you been keeping journals for quite some time? Today, we’ll be discussing how you can use your journals for self-exploration and self-discovery, in 3 simple steps. There are also some journaling prompts to help you dig deeper into your journals.
What would you pack to go on an inner journey; wandering to the deepest part of yourself you’ve long forgotten, a strange terrain and unfamiliar territory you don’t even know existed; crossing that bridge between memories
Hey, Lovelies! Happy #2020! The first thing I do on the 1st of January (apart from finishing left-over food from our NY dinner celebration) is to set up my bullet journal (Bujo) for the year! If
I started this morning by sipping a cup of coffee over my Kindle, reading The Accidental Creative by Todd Henry. The book plays around with the idea of these 3 main qualities people in creative businesses
In We Wanted to Be Writers, John Irving said that he wrote a novel by writing the last line first. “I work my way backward from the end of the novel,” he says, “which is the first thing
In my writing workshops (either fiction or non-fiction), I always highlight the importance of writing practice to the participants–and encourage them to make a reasonable schedule they can follow to do this practice. I don’t require
Llia (Aulia) Halimatussadiah is a writer of 30 books, from novels to how-to books. She is also the co-founder of NulisBuku.com, an online self-publishing platform, and Storial.co, a social storytelling platform that allows writers to do
NOTE: From time to time, I turn to you (yes, all of you) when I have no idea about what to write on this blog. Feel free to drop an email or DM me on Instagram if you have any
Intuitive Journaling Challenge: Why? Well, first, it was because of #inktober–the 31-day challenge in the art community to draw something with ink throughout October. I was thinking of joining, but I wasn’t sure that I could
Reader’s Question: How did you start journaling in the first place? How do you split your time between other parts of life (daily tasks, work, responsibilities, etc.) and journaling? How do you design your time-tracker journal, and how
How to use intuitive journaling for closure & forgiveness Some refer to it as free writing, or automatic writing. The idea is to set a timer for a certain period of time: one minute, three minutes,
Me and my vision board(s) I read too much self-help books growing up (I read self-help books of Canfield & Carnegie since high school—maybe that explains why I grow up like this!). And it was from those
Hello, there. If you are following me on Instagram, you might have known that this year, I’ve been picking up a lot of creative projects in my spare time. Or maybe, I have really positioned my
This morning, I woke up to a world enveloped by a thick white fog. I stood behind the porch, still half awake, staring at the dim sky and the hazy rows of the neighbours’ flat.
Bernard Batubara (Bara) is an Indonesian author living in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He begins his writing career as a poet. Today, his works have been published on newspapers, literary magazines, literary web portals, as well as several
Theoresia Rumthe co-authors the poetry book Tempat Paling Liar di Muka Bumi (The Wildest Place on Earth, 2017) with her partner, Weslly Johannes. Theo was born in Ambon and currently lives in Bandung, writing and facilitating workshops