This book offers the perspective of nineteen mixed media artists of how to journal in many different, yet very effective and interesting ways. Lots of mediums are used to express thoughts, ideas and feelings, including watercolors and found objects. In addition, interesting thoughts are posted throughout, including from Carolyn Sewell, who says that "sketching assists her while note taking. My pen is my hearing aid, I cant listen without it." There are tips for when you are stuck and have "journaling block". One writer suggests conquering fear of things not turning out well as you like, you can remind yourself its just a piece of paper.
Each contributor shows how they journal via their own style, and they explain that there are many reasons for journaling ranging from a creative outlet to a visual diary. One of the journalists said they notice more about their life when they journal and I've thought a lot about that and what a positive exercise it is. Your journal can be basically a microcosm of your world. I found myself wishing my ancestors had done more journaling to pass on to their loved ones and I also realized how important it was for me to do for my own progeny.