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Page Zero of My Journals

September 28th, 2015 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips On the first page of each journal book, I first write a few things to keep me in the desired frame of mind. Journal Writing A tool for self awareness events people things feelings insights questions experiences with ideas dreams and fantasies The Examen Spiritual Exercises Thank God for all gifts Ask […]

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The Hunger Games and the Journal

April 10th, 2012 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips The humble journal plays an important role in The Hunger Games trilogy. It can plan an important role in anyone’s life. I just finished reading “The Hunger Games” trilogy by Suzanne Collins. I did so to try to come closer to the young adult crowd that bought these books, made them best […]

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Clearing the Mind of Distractions

May 13th, 2010 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Frenzied paralysis – so many things in my mind that I cannot do any of them. I make a list to clear my mind and move from paralysis to action. I can’t think. Well, that’s not true. I guess the problem is that I am thinking too much. Well, that is not […]

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February 12th, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Knowledge is difficult to obtain and precious to me. Therefore, I write notes in notebooks and I keep the notebooks. This photo shows my notebooks (click photo to enlarge). I have filled these with various types of notes since 1984. Yes, that is about 25 years of notebooks. I use three types […]

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Writing in a Journal

January 16th, 2009 · No Comments

I write in a journal almost everyday. I started doing this about eight years ago at the urging or Jerry Weinberg. I was about to attend a writer’s workshop led by Weinberg. He sent out an email telling the attendees several things that we might do to¬† prepare. Journal writing was one of the things. […]

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