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Thursday, April 5, 2012

#JournalChat Live 4/5/12 Topic: Your Journaling: When You Hurt



JournalChat4:15pm via HootSuite
Enjoy your #journaling for bright spots and humor in the hard times; and don't forget to refresh yourself. :) #JournalChat
DawnHerring4:15pm via HootSuite
Enjoy your #journaling for bright spots and humor in the hard times; and don't forget to refresh yourself. :) #JournalChat
JournalChat4:14pm via HootSuite
Thanks for joining me today on #JournalChat Live as we discussed Your #Journaling: When You Hurt
DawnHerring4:14pm via HootSuite
Thanks for joining me today on #JournalChat Live as we discussed Your #Journaling: When You Hurt
JournalChat4:13pm via HootSuite
That wraps up this edition of #JournalChat Live; join us next week, 4/12/12, 5 EST/2 PST;#Journaling topic to be announced.
JournalChat4:12pm via HootSuite
ow.ly/a6SXA If you are interested in my writing services, please see my LinkedIn profile page.#Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring4:12pm via HootSuite
ow.ly/a6SW2 If you are interested in my writing services, please see my LinkedIn profile page.#Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat4:11pm via HootSuite
@mscator I'm glad you like that, Leia. I felt it wouldn't have the proper conclusion without sharing such good news! :) #JournalChat
DawnHerring4:11pm via HootSuite
@mscator I'm glad you like that, Leia. I felt it wouldn't have the proper conclusion without sharing such good news! :) #JournalChat
JournalChat4:10pm via HootSuite
#Journaling is one of the best methods I know to get a better result for your day, time, life. It's well worth the investment. #JournalChat
DawnHerring4:10pm via HootSuite
#Journaling is one of the best methods I know to get a better result for your day, time, life. It's well worth the investment. #JournalChat
mscator4:09pm via TweetDeck
@JournalChat You saved the happy ending for last. :) Good job, Dawn. #JournalChat
JournalChat4:08pm via HootSuite
Special thanks to Heather Shellen @hshellen for her fab post: #Journaling Find Joy in the Hardest Times #JournalChat
DawnHerring4:08pm via HootSuite
Special thanks to Heather Shellen @hshellen for her fab post: #Journaling Find Joy in the Hardest Times #JournalChat
JournalChat4:06pm via HootSuite
Heather does have a seriously happy result to her struggle: Her sweet little boy! Love that kind of life experience, right?? :) #JournalChat
DawnHerring4:06pm via HootSuite
Heather does have a seriously happy result to her struggle: Her sweet little boy! Love that kind of life experience, right?? :) #JournalChat
JournalChat4:04pm via HootSuite
ow.ly/a6Sxl My #newblogpost: Every Little Bit.Sometimes it just takes a little bit to make progress in our dark times. #JournalChat
DawnHerring4:04pm via HootSuite
ow.ly/a6SuM My #newblogpost: Every Little Bit.Sometimes it just takes a little bit to make progress in our dark times. #JournalChat
JournalChat4:02pm via HootSuite
@kaizenjournal Welcome to #JournalChat Live, Dolly. Thanks for the RT. :)
JournalChat4:02pm via HootSuite
ow.ly/a6SpA Sign up for #RefreshJournal for a fresh perspective on a difficult situation.#Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring4:01pm via HootSuite
ow.ly/a6SlX Sign up for #RefreshJournal for a fresh perspective on a difficult situation.#Journaling #JournalChat
kaizenjournal4:01pm via HootSuite
RT @JournalChat#Journaling is a great practice for good times, hard times, fun times, and joyous times. Each one matters. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:59pm via HootSuite
ow.ly/a6ShP Here are some great #Journaling#prompts to help you find the bright spots and humor in your dark times. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:59pm via HootSuite
ow.ly/a6SfO Here are some great #Journaling#prompts to help you find the bright spots and humor in your dark times. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:57pm via HootSuite
#Journaling is a great practice for good times, hard times, fun times, and joyous times. Each one matters. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:57pm via HootSuite
#Journaling is a great practice for good times, hard times, fun times, and joyous times. Each one matters. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:55pm via HootSuite
As Leia mentioned earlier, #Journaling gives us a written documentary of our life experience, no matter what it may be. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:55pm via HootSuite
As Leia mentioned earlier, #Journaling gives us a written documentary of our life experience, no matter what it may be. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:54pm via HootSuite
@delisacarnegie Thanks for the RT, Delisa. Good to see you. :) Welcome to #JournalChat Live. :)
JournalChat3:53pm via HootSuite
I think Heather is a wonderful example of how#Journaling can really help bring you out of dark places. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:53pm via HootSuite
I think Heather is a wonderful example of how#Journaling can really help bring you out of dark places. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:53pm via HootSuite
Heather explains that each time she spends#Journaling, the more healing she experiences.#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:53pm via HootSuite
Heather explains that each time she spends#Journaling, the more healing she experiences.#JournalChat
JournalChat3:51pm via HootSuite
I also keep dream, spiritual, note taking, and art journals. I will find a place to put all of my experiences in one of them! #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:51pm via HootSuite
I also keep dream, spiritual, note taking, and art journals. I will find a place to put all of my experiences in one of them! #JournalChat
JournalChat3:50pm via HootSuite
RT @mscator: @DawnHerring 60 journals, Dawn. THAT is impressive, BTW. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:50pm via HootSuite
RT @mscator: @DawnHerring 60 journals, Dawn. THAT is impressive, BTW. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:50pm via HootSuite
@mscator Oh, I just love it, Leia. I run out of room to put them. ;) That's just personal ones. I have others besides. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:48pm via HootSuite
We need to be gentle and sensitive toward ourselves and not push too hard before we're ready to express our pain. #Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:48pm via HootSuite
We need to be gentle and sensitive toward ourselves and not push too hard before we're ready to express our pain. #Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat3:48pm via HootSuite
Heather does point out that there are parts to her struggle she still hasn't journaled about yet; too painful. #Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:48pm via HootSuite
Heather does point out that there are parts to her struggle she still hasn't journaled about yet; too painful. #Journaling #JournalChat
mscator3:47pm via TweetDeck
@DawnHerring 60 journals, Dawn. THAT is impressive, BTW. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:45pm via HootSuite
@mscator Good advice, Leia; I agree. :)#JournalChat
JournalChat3:45pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff You know, Rick, you're not the 1st person to think that; but Everyone's life and point of view deserves ink. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:45pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff You know, Rick, you're not the 1st person to think that; but Everyone's life and point of view deserves ink. #JournalChat
mscator3:44pm via TweetDeck
@RickWolff Man up, Rick. You ain't boring. Put aside 5 minutes a day. You won't be sorry. It'll fuel your creativity & blog. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:43pm via HootSuite
RT @mscator: Writing essential to healing & survival. + great documentary. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:43pm via HootSuite
RT @mscator: Would never have gotten through my cancer year w/out my journal; #JournalChat
JournalChat3:42pm via HootSuite
@mscator Yes, #Journaling is the perfect way to have a record of our experience, especially to look back on/to share. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:42pm via HootSuite
@mscator Yes, #Journaling is the perfect way to have a record of our experience, especially to look back on/to share. #JournalChat
RickWolff3:42pm via TweetChat
Choke = (better wording) my life is boring. I'm bored journaling it. #journalchat
JournalChat3:41pm via HootSuite
@mscator That is awesome, Leia. So glad it was of such great help/value to you; Glad you're ok, too!!#JournalChat #Journaling
JournalChat3:40pm via HootSuite
I think the last thing we think of when we struggle is fun, right? That's why #Journaling can be so valuable. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:40pm via HootSuite
I think the last thing we think of when we struggle is fun, right? That's why #Journaling can be so valuable. #JournalChat
mscator3:40pm via TweetDeck
Would never have gotten through my cancer year w/out my journal; Writing essential to healing & survival. + great documentary. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:39pm via HootSuite
#Journaling can help us see when we are imbalanced in our perspective in difficult circumstances. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:39pm via HootSuite
#Journaling can help us see when we are imbalanced in our perspective in difficult circumstances. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:39pm via HootSuite
#Journaling is a process of discovery; putting thoughts on the page that can often surprise us with insight/wisdom & even fun! #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:39pm via HootSuite
#Journaling is a process of discovery; putting thoughts on the page that can often surprise us with insight/wisdom & even fun! #JournalChat
JournalChat3:37pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff Heather is the writer of our #Journalingresource for today's #JournalChat Live:ow.ly/a6QUs
JournalChat3:36pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff Can you clarify what you mean by 'choke'? Writer's block? Hesitation? even Fear? The page can require courage. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:36pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff Can you clarify what you mean by 'choke'? Writer's block? Hesitation? even Fear? The page can require courage. #JournalChat
RickWolff3:35pm via TweetChat
Forgive me: Who's Heather? #journalchat
JournalChat3:35pm via HootSuite
Folks are welcome to share how their personal#Journaling has helped them to find bright spots/humor in their life struggles. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:35pm via HootSuite
Folks are welcome to share how their personal#Journaling has helped them to find bright spots/humor in their life struggles. #JournalChat
RickWolff3:34pm via TweetChat
The more serious it is, the more I choke. When I blog next, it will be to gain business. No time to self-express. #journalchat
JournalChat3:34pm via HootSuite
One of the benefits of #Journaling is discovering aspects of struggle, even the humorous, as you express your pov on the pg. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:34pm via HootSuite
One of the benefits of #Journaling is discovering aspects of struggle, even the humorous, as you express your pov on the pg. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:33pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff Do you find it better for you to write more seriously with blogging vs. doing so with personal #Journaling#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:33pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff Do you find it better for you to write more seriously with blogging vs. doing so with personal #Journaling#JournalChat
JournalChat3:32pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff Blogging to me is different from#Journaling since it is a public writing venue. It's a personal choice to blog. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:32pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff Blogging to me is different from#Journaling since it is a public writing venue. It's a personal choice to blog. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:31pm via HootSuite
A point Heather makes also: she find surprising humor in her struggles. #Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:31pm via HootSuite
A point Heather makes also: she find surprising humor in her struggles. #Journaling #JournalChat
RickWolff3:29pm via TweetChat
I want to blog seriously sometime, & practice regular writing. You're nowhere if you don't blog, right? #journalchat
JournalChat3:29pm via HootSuite
I find it comforting to know I'll be recording my struggles on the page; it helps relieve stress and gives a new perspective. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:29pm via HootSuite
I find it comforting to know I'll be recording my struggles on the page; it helps relieve stress and gives a new perspective. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:28pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff Why do you think you go without the journaling, Rick? Is it an obligation, not needed as frequently? #JournalChat
JournalChat3:26pm via HootSuite
#Journaling can be just the healing balm to help us not feel overwhelmed in trying times. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:26pm via HootSuite
#Journaling can be just the healing balm to help us not feel overwhelmed in trying times. #JournalChat
RickWolff3:25pm via TweetChat
Also the issue of frequency/habit. I go weeks betw posts. Even tho my app prompts me every AM.#journalchat
JournalChat3:25pm via HootSuite
She discovered this realization through the#Journaling process, which can be vital to anyone's experience. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:25pm via HootSuite
She discovered this realization through the#Journaling process, which can be vital to anyone's experience. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:24pm via HootSuite
Heather shares: "I began to realize that there were actually beams of light even amidst my darkest days." #JournalChat #Journaling
DawnHerring3:24pm via HootSuite
Heather shares: "I began to realize that there were actually beams of light even amidst my darkest days." #JournalChat #Journaling
JournalChat3:23pm via HootSuite
But our journals can be a resource of great courage and personal insight if we can work out the privacy details. #JournalChat #Journaling
DawnHerring3:23pm via HootSuite
But our journals can be a resource of great courage and personal insight if we can work out the privacy details. #JournalChat #Journaling
JournalChat3:23pm via HootSuite
It can be hard to know what to include on the page when dealing with a difficult circumstance.#Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:23pm via HootSuite
It can be hard to know what to include on the page when dealing with a difficult circumstance.#Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat3:22pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff Some folks manage to find a way to protect their privacy whether on the computer or with pen/paper. #Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:22pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff Some folks manage to find a way to protect their privacy whether on the computer or with pen/paper. #Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat3:21pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff I understand, Rick. Many folks struggle with issue of how much to divulge on the pg for privacy issues. #JournalChat #Journaling
DawnHerring3:21pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff I understand, Rick. Many folks struggle with issue of how much to divulge on the pg for privacy issues. #JournalChat #Journaling
JournalChat3:20pm via HootSuite
@jesskristie Thanks for the RT, Jess; Welcome to#JournalChat Live. :)
RickWolff3:19pm via TweetChat
Veen journaling since Jan. never deep enough to talk about problems. Trying to keep it light. Don't know who'll read it. #journalchat
JournalChat3:18pm via HootSuite
@SpiresMedia Hey, Mara, Welcome to#JournalChat Live; great to see you. :)
JournalChat3:18pm via HootSuite
And sometimes, we even find light in those dark points, which is why our difficult experiences are worth the page. #JournalChat #Journaling
DawnHerring3:18pm via HootSuite
And sometimes, we even find light in those dark points, which is why our difficult experiences are worth the page. #JournalChat #Journaling
JournalChat3:17pm via HootSuite
Leia has a good point; often the negatives in a difficult situation have something to show us to give us insight. #JournalChat #Journaling
DawnHerring3:17pm via HootSuite
Leia has a good point; often the negatives in a difficult situation have something to show us to give us insight. #JournalChat #Journaling
JournalChat3:16pm via HootSuite
@mscator Welcome back, Leia; Great to see you as usual. :)) #JournalChat Yes, they often do, don't they? #Journaling
JournalChat3:15pm via HootSuite
RT @mscator: Have found those things you "run away from" follow you until you confront it.#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:15pm via HootSuite
RT @mscator: Have found those things you "run away from" follow you until you confront it.#JournalChat
JournalChat3:15pm via HootSuite
But with the negatives of any difficult circumstance, there will always be the positives we don't want to forget. #JournalChat #Journaling
DawnHerring3:15pm via HootSuite
But with the negatives of any difficult circumstance, there will always be the positives we don't want to forget. #JournalChat #Journaling
JournalChat3:14pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff I'm referring to myself and all those who are reading and/ or contributing to#JournalChat Live.
mscator3:14pm via TweetDeck
Have found those things you "run away from" follow you until you confront it. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:12pm via HootSuite
There are going to be negative experiences we may not want to divulge on the page, ones we prefer to forget. #JournalChat #Journaling
DawnHerring3:12pm via HootSuite
There are going to be negative experiences we may not want to divulge on the page, ones we prefer to forget. #JournalChat #Journaling
JournalChat3:11pm via HootSuite
@RickWolff Welcome to #JournalChat Live for all things #Journaling, Rick. How are you? We're discussing Journaling when you hurt.
JournalChat3:10pm via HootSuite
It might occur to you when you struggle with a difficult issue, Why do I want to relive it on the page? #Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:10pm via HootSuite
It might occur to you when you struggle with a difficult issue, Why do I want to relive it on the page? #Journaling #JournalChat
JournalChat3:09pm via HootSuite
Before Heather began to journal her experience, she hesitated, not wanting to relive her struggles yet again. #JournalChat #Journaling
DawnHerring3:09pm via HootSuite
Before Heather began to journal her experience, she hesitated, not wanting to relive her struggles yet again. #JournalChat #Journaling
RickWolff3:08pm via TweetChat
Is this happening now? What is all this?#journalchat
JournalChat3:07pm via HootSuite
#Journaling can often be the practice we can turn to when we are struggling with difficult life circumstances. #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:07pm via HootSuite
#Journaling can often be the practice we can turn to when we are struggling with difficult life circumstances. #JournalChat
JournalChat3:07pm via HootSuite
She later struggles with this issue and looks to#Journaling to heal from this very difficult time.#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:07pm via HootSuite
She later struggles with this issue and looks to#Journaling to heal from this very difficult time.#JournalChat
JournalChat3:06pm via HootSuite
Heather shares her story of having a great life with one missing element: children. #Journaling#JournalChat
DawnHerring3:06pm via HootSuite
Heather shares her story of having a great life with one missing element: children. #Journaling#JournalChat
JournalChat3:05pm via HootSuite
Our topic is Your #Journaling: When You Hurt (finding the bright spots and even humor in difficult times) #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:05pm via HootSuite
Our topic is Your #Journaling: When You Hurt (finding the bright spots and even humor in difficult times) #JournalChat
JournalChat3:04pm via HootSuite
ow.ly/a6Oi7 Our #Journaling resource is Journaling Finds Joy in the Hardest Times by Heather Shellen @hshellen #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:04pm via HootSuite
ow.ly/a6Obn Our #Journaling resource is Journaling Finds Joy in the Hardest Times by Heather Shellen @hshellen #JournalChat
JournalChat3:03pm via HootSuite
I recommend tweetdeck, hootsuite, ortweetchat.com to follow along; be sure to use#JournalChat as hashtag in your tweet. #Journaling
DawnHerring3:03pm via HootSuite
I recommend tweetdeck, hootsuite, ortweetchat.com to follow along; be sure to use#JournalChat as hashtag in your tweet. #Journaling
JournalChat3:02pm via HootSuite
If you follow both @DawnHerring and @JournalChat, there will be some double postings.#Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:02pm via HootSuite
If you follow both @DawnHerring and @JournalChat, there will be some double postings.#Journaling #JournalChat
DawnHerring3:01pm via HootSuite
I am Dawn Herring, your host and avid journal keeper of 28 years with 60 journals filled. I am passionate about #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.

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