Brilliant Journaling

  1. Brilliant Journaling Step 3: Using your Journal to Reflect for Discovery

    In order to achieve journaling synergy, preparation and capturing the moment play a vital role, but there is third step needed. Once you've readied your journal, and written down your great ideas, you next need to reflect to discover. Without reflection, journaling becomes very limited. It's like planting crops without harvesting them. Sure, the work leading up to it is difficult, but the very last step is where the payoff lies. Don't let your ideas rot on the vine!

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  2. Step 2: How to Capture the Moment with Brilliant Journaling

    When will your next epiphany strike? What events will occur leading up to it? Ideas aren't ones for punctuality, they strike whenever they so choose. However, a journal's power comes from its ability to corral your daily jaunts, views, and feelings when an idea does occur. Since your journal is set up to receive your thoughts, capturing the moment will be a breeze.

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  3. Step 1: How To Get Started With Brilliant Journaling

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    The first step in Brilliant Journaling is to prepare your journal to collect your ideas. The initial act of preparation serves as a primer for your journal and your mindscape to become acquainted with one another. We'll leave the particulars on the layout of the journal up to your personal preference. But, once your journal is established and syncs up with your thoughts, you'll find it much easier to collect your ideas, lay out your plans, and be brilliant.

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  4. An Introduction to Brilliant Journaling

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    A well-made journal notebook transcends being just an object and quickly becomes a travel companion. When inspiration strikes, writing everything down is crucial. Our devices are wonderful things, however, they don't make for great spaces for our ideas to inhabit. When jotting something down digitally, you open up your notes app, tap a few letters, close it up and the idea never gets to see the light of day. That's because it gives your brain a sense of accomplishment while not truly accomplishing anything. Out of sight and out of mind, to be put into the graveyard that is our notes app. That's why Brilliant Journaling is the solution you never knew you needed for exceptional note taking and thought transference.

    The key lies in an analog surface that allows for the inception, collection, and execution of an idea. Why write down your investment opportunities on a device that's constantly trying to get you to play another round of Candy Crush? Apps try to throw so much data onto the screen in such a little spurt of time, it can be a battle between new information and getting your truth manifested. We own our devices, though it can sometimes feel like the inverse is true. Take back your mind, your time, and get into the free flow of crafting your own story.

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