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Dawn Herring

JournalWriter Freelance

Host of #JournalChat Live and Links Edition on Twitter

Friday, September 30, 2011

#JournalChat Links Edition (9/30/11)



DawnHerring5:27pm via Facebook
#JournalChat Pick of the Day on 9/30/11 for all things journaling on Twitter: Journal to Change Your Life: Being... http://t.co/Qdmjbs95
JournalChat5:15pm via HootSuite
http://ow.ly/6KaCm #JournalChat Pick of the Day (9/30):Journal to Change YOUR Life: Being Creative#Journaling #Prompt by Lillian Gaffney
DawnHerring5:15pm via HootSuite
http://ow.ly/6KayS #JournalChat Pick of the Day (9/30):Journal to Change YOUR Life: Being Creative#Journaling #Prompt by Lillian Gaffney
JournalChat5:06pm via HootSuite
http://ow.ly/6Kalg Runner UP!! September Moments by Bridgette Booth #Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring5:06pm via HootSuite
http://ow.ly/6Kadj Runner UP!! September Moments by Bridgette Booth #Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat5:02pm via HootSuite
http://ow.ly/6Ka9h Convert Your Inner Critic to Coach w/ #Journal #Writing Therapy by Mari McCarthy @CreateWriteNow #Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring5:02pm via HootSuite
http://ow.ly/6Ka9h Convert Your Inner Critic to Coach w/ #Journal #Writing Therapy by Mari McCarthy @CreateWriteNow #Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat4:57pm via HootSuite
http://ow.ly/6K9ZR Early release workshop at museum (of the Rockies) #Journaling #JournalChat #workshop

#JournalChat Links Edition (9/29/11)


DawnHerringSep 29, 4:39pm via Facebook
#JournalChat Pick of the Day on 9/29/11 for all things journaling on Twitter: Hey, Good Lookin'! Journaling Prompt... http://t.co/gpheI6Td
JournalChatSep 29, 4:32pm via HootSuite
http://ow.ly/6J0mz #JournalChat Pick of the Day (9/29): Hey, Good Lookin'! #Journaling #Prompt by Mari McCarthy @CreateWriteNow
DawnHerringSep 29, 4:32pm via HootSuite
http://ow.ly/6J0mz #JournalChat Pick of the Day (9/29): Hey, Good Lookin'! #Journaling #Prompt by Mari McCarthy @CreateWriteNow
JournalChatSep 29, 4:30pm via HootSuite
http://ow.ly/6J0ky Whidbey writer is moved to help a friend tell her story of #WWII internment #news#Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChatSep 29, 4:29pm via HootSuite
http://ow.ly/6J0ht Isn't this a beautiful journal, posted by @marisa16? What kind of journal inspires you?#Journaling #JournalChat

Thursday, September 29, 2011

#JournalChat Live (9/29/11) Topic: Journaling as a beneficial discipline/practice


Enjoy your #Journaling, and don't forget to refresh yourself. :) #JournalChat
DawnHerring4:17pm via HootSuite
Enjoy your #Journaling, and don't forget to refresh yourself. :) #JournalChat
JournalChat4:17pm via HootSuite
That wraps up this edition of #JournalChat Live; join us again next week at 4 CST/2 PST on 10/6/11.#Journaling topic to be announced.
DawnHerring4:17pm via HootSuite
That wraps up this edition of #JournalChat Live; join us again next week at 4 CST/2 PST on 10/6/11.#Journaling topic to be announced.
JournalChat4:15pm via HootSuite
@sally_g So glad you've enjoyed it, Sally. I loved his post too. :) #Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat4:13pm via HootSuite
http://ow.ly/6IZzf Here is my #JournalingResource page to help you in your #Journalingdiscipline! #JournalChat
DawnHerring4:13pm via HootSuite
http://ow.ly/6IZxS Here is my #JournalingResource page to help you in your #Journalingdiscipline! #JournalChat
JournalChat4:12pm via HootSuite
Thank you, @Sally_G and @kimmiechevon for joining in the discussion today on #Journaling as a discipline. #JournalChat
DawnHerring4:12pm via HootSuite
Thank you, @Sally_G and @kimmiechevon for joining in the discussion today on #Journaling as a discipline. #JournalChat
Sally_G4:11pm via TweetChat
Amazing that such a 'private' practice is so beautifully expressed publicly. Mark's post is wonderful + I'm enjoying this chat #journalchat
Sally_G4:10pm via TweetChat
RT @JournalChat: I recommend Mark Lees blog post, which was our resource for today. Special thanks to Mark! http://ow.ly/... #journalchat
JournalChat4:10pm via HootSuite
@sally_g Oh, I agree, Sally. It is truly a matter of perspective, and #Journaling helps us keep a good one. #JournalChat
DawnHerring4:10pm via HootSuite
@sally_g Oh, I agree, Sally. It is truly a matter of perspective, and #Journaling helps us keep a good one. #JournalChat
JournalChat4:08pm via HootSuite
I highly recommend Mark Lee's blog post, which was our #Journaling resource for today. Special thanks to Mark! #JournalChat http://ow.ly/...
DawnHerring4:08pm via HootSuite
I highly recommend Mark Lee's blog post, which was our #Journaling resource for today. Special thanks to Mark! #JournalChat http://ow.ly/...
Sally_G4:07pm via TweetChat
I once read that the difference between Reacted and Created is all in how you choose to C it.#journalchat
KimmieChevon4:07pm via HootSuite
@journalchat No problem! I'm one of those people who actually reads everything I subscribe to LOL#JournalChat
JournalChat4:04pm via HootSuite
RT @kimmiechevon: @sally_g I love the word "recreate" #JournalChat // I do too! #Journaling
JodiWhisenhunt4:04pm via HootSuite
RT @DawnHerring: For those who may not be aware, if you sign up for Refresh Journal, all#JournalChat info in included. http://ow.ly/6IYJz#Journaling
JournalChat4:04pm via HootSuite
@kimmiechevon Thanks so much, Kimmie, for recommending Refresh Journal; I appreciate your pov on it! #Journaling #JournalChat
KimmieChevon4:03pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I love the word "recreate" #JournalChat
JournalChat4:03pm via HootSuite
@sally_g Re-creation is a very vital and important process to change and growth. #Journaling is a great place for that. #JournalChat
DollyGarland4:03pm via HootSuite
RT @JournalChat: Between releasing our creativity and gaining clarity/vision, #Journaling is one fabulous discipline to have in life. #JournalChat
JournalChat4:02pm via HootSuite
@kimmiechevon Oh, I totally understand. What we discover can often bring change, which can be challenging. #Journaling #JournalChat
KimmieChevon4:01pm via web
@Sally_G You must sign up for the Refresh Journal its a great tool :) #JournalChat
JournalChat4:01pm via HootSuite
Between releasing our creativity and gaining clarity/vision, #Journaling is one fabulous discipline to have in life. #JournalChat
DawnHerring4:01pm via HootSuite
Between releasing our creativity and gaining clarity/vision, #Journaling is one fabulous discipline to have in life. #JournalChat
KimmieChevon4:00pm via HootSuite
@journalchat Yes it is awesome, but a little scary at times too :) #JournalChat
Sally_G4:00pm via TweetChat
I have also used Journaling as a means to travel back to my Self @KimmieChevon @journalchat ~ and then to recreate parts too. #journalchat
JournalChat3:59pm via HootSuite
@kimmiechevon That's fabulous, Kimmie. I have an art journal too; love it! It's so cool how we can use different approaches. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:59pm via HootSuite
@kimmiechevon Isn't that an awesome practice? Discovering/ rediscovering: lots of suprises/revelations. #Journaling #JournalChat
KimmieChevon3:59pm via HootSuite
@journalchat Recently, I started art journaling & that allows me to get out my creative ideas#JournalChat
JournalChat3:58pm via HootSuite
One of the points Mark makes is #Journaling can help you tune in to the rhythm of your life when it's a discipline. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:58pm via HootSuite
One of the points Mark makes is #Journaling can help you tune in to the rhythm of your life when it's a discipline. #JournalChat
KimmieChevon3:57pm via HootSuite
@journalchat I've trained myself to use journaling as a way for me to discover/rediscover who I am#JournalChat
JournalChat3:56pm via HootSuite
@sally_g That's just fine, Sally. What you shared works with our topic, no problem. :) #Journaling#JournalChat
JournalChat3:55pm via HootSuite
For those who may not be aware, if you sign up for Refresh Journal, all #JournalChat info in included.http://ow.ly/6IYK8 #Journaling
DawnHerring3:55pm via HootSuite
For those who may not be aware, if you sign up for Refresh Journal, all #JournalChat info in included.http://ow.ly/6IYJz #Journaling
JournalChat3:53pm via HootSuite
@kimmiechevon So, Kimmie, how do you use your#Journaling as a discipline/practice? #JournalChat
Sally_G3:53pm via TweetChat
Got it! Okay, give me a few minutes and I'll re-focus.#journalchat
JournalChat3:53pm via HootSuite
@kimmiechevon Thanks so much, Kimmie. I appreciate your enthusiasm! #Journaling#JournalChat
JournalChat3:52pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I post #Journaling links M-F here on Twitter; then I choose a weekly Pick from the Daily picks for our chat. #JournalChat
KimmieChevon3:52pm via HootSuite
@journalchat Glad to be back & supporting#JournalChat :)
JournalChat3:51pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I use Pick of the Week for our #Journalingresource where I choose the topic; today's is#Journaling as a discipline #JournalChat
JournalChat3:48pm via HootSuite
@kimmiechevon Welcome, Kimmie. Great to see you again. :) #Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:48pm via HootSuite
@kimmiechevon Welcome, Kimmie. Great to see you again. :) #Journaling #JournalChat
Sally_G3:48pm via TweetChat
Hi @KimmieChevon ~ I'm new here. Great to see you! #journalchat
Sally_G3:48pm via TweetChat
Are you referencing Mark Lee Hunter? Is there a class or program tied to this chat? #journalchat
KimmieChevon3:47pm via HootSuite
Coming in late, hello all #JournalChat
JournalChat3:47pm via HootSuite
@sally_g My personal journal has a mix of all kinds of things. It's very holistic. #Journaling#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:47pm via HootSuite
@sally_g My personal journal has a mix of all kinds of things. It's very holistic. #Journaling#JournalChat
JournalChat3:46pm via HootSuite
@sally_g That's why I keep several types of journals: spiritual, personal (legacy), dream, writing, and art. #JournalChat #Journaling
DawnHerring3:46pm via HootSuite
@sally_g That's why I keep several types of journals: spiritual, personal (legacy), dream, writing, and art. #JournalChat #Journaling
JournalChat3:45pm via HootSuite
I like Mark's point with shaking it up; trying something different; make a mess! Your#Journaling practice reflects you! #Journalchat
DawnHerring3:45pm via HootSuite
I like Mark's point with shaking it up; trying something different; make a mess! Your#Journaling practice reflects you! #Journalchat
Sally_G3:45pm via TweetChat
I guess it comes down to why you Journal too. The content in a 'legacy' will be different from one that aids clarity + focus. #journalchat
JournalChat3:43pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I have smaller Moleskine journals I use to write quotes and book notes in. They'll be passed on too. #Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:43pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I have smaller Moleskine journals I use to write quotes and book notes in. They'll be passed on too. #Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat3:43pm via HootSuite
@sally_g That's what great about the #Journalingpractice; you go with what works for you.#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:43pm via HootSuite
@sally_g That's what great about the #Journalingpractice; you go with what works for you.#JournalChat
JournalChat3:41pm via HootSuite
When using a #Journaling practice to work through very painful times, throwing them out is an option if that's your choice. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:41pm via HootSuite
When using a #Journaling practice to work through very painful times, throwing them out is an option if that's your choice. #JournalChat
Sally_G3:39pm via TweetChat
I keep quotes Journals and do plan to leave them for whomever desires them. But my earlier Journals I plan to destroy. #journalchat
JournalChat3:39pm via HootSuite
Mark mentions in his last point about keeping them to reread perhaps a month later, or throwing them out. #Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:39pm via HootSuite
Mark mentions in his last point about keeping them to reread perhaps a month later, or throwing them out. #Journaling #JournalChat
Sally_G3:39pm via TweetChat
That's fabulous! Most of my friends desire to pass them on to their children and grandchildren as a legacy too. #journalchat
JournalChat3:38pm via HootSuite
@sally_g What do your friends say about it? How do you feel about your journals? #Journaling#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:38pm via HootSuite
@sally_g What do your friends say about it? How do you feel about your journals? #Journaling#JournalChat
JournalChat3:37pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I see my journals as a written legacy, so worth the invested time; it is a fabulous discipline.#Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:37pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I see my journals as a written legacy, so worth the invested time; it is a fabulous discipline.#Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat3:36pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I have over 50 personal journals stored on shelves and in containers. I plan to eventually pass them on. #Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:36pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I have over 50 personal journals stored on shelves and in containers. I plan to eventually pass them on. #Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat3:34pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I agree that lined vs. unlined does have a different feel to it. It's worth exploring. :) #Journaling#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:34pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I agree that lined vs. unlined does have a different feel to it. It's worth exploring. :) #Journaling#JournalChat
Sally_G3:34pm via TweetChat
What do you do with completed Journals? Will you pass them on, or destroy them? My friends and I talk about this sometimes. #journalchat
JournalChat3:34pm via HootSuite
@sally_g Sounds fabulous, Sally. So glad trying a new format is freeing your #Journaling experience.#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:34pm via HootSuite
@sally_g Sounds fabulous, Sally. So glad trying a new format is freeing your #Journaling experience.#JournalChat
JournalChat3:33pm via HootSuite
Mark suggests using a blank journal for drawing in your #Journaling practice. There are many options!#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:33pm via HootSuite
Mark suggests using a blank journal for drawing in your #Journaling practice. There are many options!#JournalChat
Sally_G3:32pm via TweetChat
Blank pages freed me from more linear thinking and process. I use different coloured pens, add pictures, glue items in - cool. #journalchat
Sally_G3:31pm via TweetChat
I find my approach w/ journaling in lined pages is different than when using blank pages. It was a fascinating discovery. #journalchat
JournalChat3:31pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I use a blank sketch pad for collage and a mixed media journal for art #Journaling.#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:31pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I use a blank sketch pad for collage and a mixed media journal for art #Journaling.#JournalChat
JournalChat3:30pm via HootSuite
@sally_g For my personal journal, I use a hard cover lined journal. I think it's cool to try new ways too. :) #Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:30pm via HootSuite
@sally_g For my personal journal, I use a hard cover lined journal. I think it's cool to try new ways too. :) #Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat3:29pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I love the fact that I can use my#Journaling to bring to mind what inspires. So many ideas flow! #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:29pm via HootSuite
@sally_g I love the fact that I can use my#Journaling to bring to mind what inspires. So many ideas flow! #JournalChat
JournalChat3:28pm via HootSuite
@sally_g We were just talking about #Journalingour strengths last week; terrific point, Sally.#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:28pm via HootSuite
@sally_g We were just talking about #Journalingour strengths last week; terrific point, Sally.#JournalChat
Sally_G3:28pm via TweetChat
Me too! RT @JournalChat: I believe #Journalingcan help give us new sight or new vision for our day, our week, or anytime. #journalchat
Sally_G3:27pm via TweetChat
Do u use a lined journal or blank pages? I crossed an edge recently and have tried using a blank paged Sketch Pad for a change #journalchat
JournalChat3:27pm via HootSuite
I believe #Journaling can help give us 'new sight' or new vision for our day, our week, or anytime.#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:27pm via HootSuite
I believe #Journaling can help give us 'new sight' or new vision for our day, our week, or anytime.#JournalChat
Sally_G3:26pm via TweetChat
I use it for personal growth + inspiration purposes. I determine qualities to strengthen w/in while noting what inspires me #journalchat
JournalChat3:26pm via HootSuite
We can also use our #Journaling practice to pull ourselves out of a rut; it helps up get a fresh perspective! #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:26pm via HootSuite
We can also use our #Journaling practice to pull ourselves out of a rut; it helps up get a fresh perspective! #JournalChat
JournalChat3:23pm via HootSuite
I love the fact that I have a place to decide what is priority in my day and what matters most to me.#Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:23pm via HootSuite
I love the fact that I have a place to decide what is priority in my day and what matters most to me.#Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat3:23pm via HootSuite
@sally_g Oh, I agree, Sally. #Journaling helps with our focus, with our strategy of accomplishing our tasks. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:23pm via HootSuite
@sally_g Oh, I agree, Sally. #Journaling helps with our focus, with our strategy of accomplishing our tasks. #JournalChat
Sally_G3:21pm via TweetChat
I find that Journaling consistently really helps me with how and where I choose to place my attention throughout the day. #journalchat
JournalChat3:20pm via HootSuite
@sally_g Welcome to #JournalChat Live, Sally. It's great to see you. :) Oh, it is, isn't it?? #Journaling
DawnHerring3:20pm via HootSuite
@sally_g Welcome to #JournalChat Live, Sally. It's great to see you. :) Oh, it is, isn't it?? #Journaling
JournalChat3:18pm via HootSuite
Folks are welcome to share how they use#Journaling is a disciplined fashion; how you make it a part of your day. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:18pm via HootSuite
Folks are welcome to share how they use#Journaling is a disciplined fashion; how you make it a part of your day. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:18pm via HootSuite
It can simply mean what you do regularly; something that works for you on a consistent basis.#Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:18pm via HootSuite
It can simply mean what you do regularly; something that works for you on a consistent basis.#Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat3:17pm via HootSuite
The word 'discipline' may sound too strict, but it doesn't have to have a negative connotation.#Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:17pm via HootSuite
The word 'discipline' may sound too strict, but it doesn't have to have a negative connotation.#Journaling #JournalChat
Sally_G3:17pm via TweetChat
Hi Dawn ~ I made it! And you're right - Journaling IS a beneficial Sacred Practice! #journalchat
JournalChat3:15pm via HootSuite
#Journaling, when you make it a part of your routine, can be something to look forward to.#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:15pm via HootSuite
#Journaling, when you make it a part of your routine, can be something to look forward to.#JournalChat
JournalChat3:14pm via HootSuite
I look forward to my #Journaling times in the am; it gives me a chance to unload what's on my mind.#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:14pm via HootSuite
I look forward to my #Journaling times in the am; it gives me a chance to unload what's on my mind.#JournalChat
JournalChat3:12pm via HootSuite
One of the things that came to my mind with that is the important of making #Journaling a part of your life. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:12pm via HootSuite
One of the things that came to my mind with that is the important of making #Journaling a part of your life. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:12pm via HootSuite
Mark comments that she also recommends scheduling a time for #Journaling, making it a discipline. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:12pm via HootSuite
Mark comments that she also recommends scheduling a time for #Journaling, making it a discipline. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:10pm via HootSuite
When you write your thoughts down in the am, they become fertile soil to cultivate a writing life, Dorothea says. #JournalChat #Journaling
DawnHerring3:10pm via HootSuite
When you write your thoughts down in the am, they become fertile soil to cultivate a writing life, Dorothea says. #JournalChat #Journaling
JournalChat3:08pm via HootSuite
I start my mornings by writing down my night dreams, then writing in my personal journal.#Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:08pm via HootSuite
I start my mornings by writing down my night dreams, then writing in my personal journal.#Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat3:08pm via HootSuite
Something Mark learned from Becoming a Writer by Dorothea Brande is writing 1st thing in the am. I do this as well. #JournalChat #Journaling
DawnHerring3:08pm via HootSuite
Something Mark learned from Becoming a Writer by Dorothea Brande is writing 1st thing in the am. I do this as well. #JournalChat #Journaling
JournalChat3:06pm via HootSuite
Sometimes when you read a book where the point of view really resonates, it can just the jumpstart you need to #Journaling#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:06pm via HootSuite
Sometimes when you read a book where the point of view really resonates, it can just the jumpstart you need to #Journaling#JournalChat
JournalChat3:05pm via HootSuite
Having helpful resources can be a catalyst toward developing a #Journaling practice/discipline.#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:05pm via HootSuite
Having helpful resources can be a catalyst toward developing a #Journaling practice/discipline.#JournalChat
JournalChat3:05pm via HootSuite
Mark found encouragement and helpful instruction from several books on writing and #Journaling.#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:05pm via HootSuite
Mark found encouragement and helpful instruction from several books on writing and #Journaling.#JournalChat
JournalChat3:03pm via HootSuite
Our #Journaling resource is by Third Day's Mark Lee:The one where I talk about starting a spiritual journal. http://ow.ly/6IVP6 #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:03pm via HootSuite
Our #Journaling resource is by Third Day's Mark Lee:The one where I talk about starting a spiritual journal. http://ow.ly/6IVLq #JournalChat
JournalChat3:01pm via HootSuite
To follow #JournalChat Live, I recommend tweetchat.com, tweetdeck, or hootsuite. Use#JournalChat as your hashtag to reply. #Journaling
DawnHerring3:01pm via HootSuite
To follow #JournalChat Live, I recommend tweetchat.com, tweetdeck, or hootsuite. Use#JournalChat as your hashtag to reply. #Journaling
JournalChat3:00pm via HootSuite
I am Dawn Herring, your host and avid journal writer of over 25 years with 50+ journals filled. I love#Journaling#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:00pm via HootSuite
I am Dawn Herring, your host and avid journal writer of over 25 years with 50+ journals filled. I love#Journaling#JournalChat
JournalChat3:00pm via HootSuite
Welcome to this edition of #JournalChat Live for all things #Journaling.
DawnHerring3:00pm via HootSuite
Welcome to this edition of #JournalChat Live for all things #Journaling.