January Journal Prompts

Happy New Year! At the time I'm writing this, 2017 is only hours away. I love the new year. I love how excited everyone is to move forward, make progress. Fresh starts can be miraculous. While many people are cynical about resolutions and goals, I firmly believe a...

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December 2016 Journal Prompts

December Journal Prompts are here! Congratulations to everyone who participated in our 30 days of gratitude challenge in November. We had a blast, and hope you found opportunities to share gratitude. Let's continue the gratitude momentum in December! Here are 31...

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September Journal Prompts

September is here! September has always been one of my favorite months. The chill of fall is in the air, the colors begin to change, and dusty sweaters emerge from the back of closets. The excitement of a new school year arrives, friendships are rekindled, and people...

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You Can Do Hard Things

A life worth living and learning from includes hard things. A life that is beautiful and full includes hard things; in all reality our lives wouldn’t be worth much at all if they didn’t include hard things. However, far to often I think we bury the hard things. And we...

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Questival

A few months ago, my brother in law told us about this crazy thing called Questival. It was too late to participate in their city, but Questival was coming to Seattle and he thought we might be interested. We’re crazy enough people that this sounded like exactly our...

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July Journal Prompts

Happy July!!! July is a favorite month at TextMyJournal. So many great activities, so much summer (in the Northern hemisphere anyway), and so much joy! In an effort to make remembering the wonder of July a little easier, we've created a prompt for every day in July....

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June Journal Prompts

Can you believe it's June already? We're gearing up for some wonderful summer months and hope you are too! Our goal at TextMyJournal is to preserve as many stories as possible. We hope preserving those stories gets a little bit easier with these journal prompts. Check...

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Art Journal Prompts

We're getting all crafty at TextMyJournal lately. (No joke - I actually made window seats last week. WINDOW seats!) In the midst of all this craftiness, we've been totally inspired to take our journals to the next level. If you haven't already, check out a post from...

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May Journal Prompts

Happy May! May is such a hopeful month. Graduations, memorial day, the hint of summer, the best part of spring... it has it all. Here are 31 journal prompts to help you get the most out of May! What’s a compliment you’ve received lately? Write 5 words that describe...

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Journaling Self Love

Today I have something extraordinary to share with you all. It’s something incredibly close to my heart and completely life changing. Talk about a dramatic hook, huh? Well, I won’t keep you guessing any longer. I want to talk about the radical notion of self love....

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April Journal Prompts

Happy April! We're enjoying the gorgeous spring weather in Seattle this week. Don't you just love April? The hope of warm weather, the excitement and newness in the air... It's bliss. So, on the new note, we've created new journal prompts for you for the next 30 days....

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The Gratitude Game

Are you gearing up for Thanksgiving? So are we. All the food has been purchased and our biggest debate is which pie we'll eat first. (We plan it in advance - it's that serious.) We've been exploring ways to express gratitude and found so many great examples. Here's a...

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Journaling to change

Children learn languages in an amazing way. They seem to absorb it and then one day just start popping out words. If you have children of your own, it's not very easy to note small changes. It's a little easier to pick up on big changes - like when kids learn to say...

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Gratitude Journal Prompts

Are you keeping a gratitude journal for the month of November? Here's 30 journal gratitude journal prompts to help meet that goal! Happy journaling!   What smell are you grateful for today? What technology are you grateful for? What color are you grateful for?...

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TMJ founder “texts” her journal

Recently, I had someone look me square in the eye and ask me if I used TextMyJournal like I hope others will. I sure do. I'm a little unconventional about it - I use a Google Voice number since I'm usually near my computer when I want my text prompts to come. However,...

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Buzzfeed tries out Journaling

Have you seen this? BuzzFeed had four people journal for 10 minutes a day for a month. The results were less than thrilling. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=322&v=AKWZd6dXMYc The journaling was lacking direction, forcing a time constraint, and felt "like...

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July Updates

Happy summer everyone! I hope you're enjoying everything summer has to offer. We're busy working on making improvements here at TextMyJournal. You'll notice that you're now able to download pictures, video, and audio you've texted in as part of your journal. We're...

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June Updates

It's been a busy few months at TextMyJournal. Thanks to everyone who has been so patient throughout the beta testing phase! We're cleaning up a few issues we've found because of your help. There aren't enough words to thank you enough. Your feedback has been...

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