1 Jul The New Diary is about a completely modern concept of journal writing. It has little to do with the rigid daily calendar diary you may have kept. The New Diary: How to Use a Journal for Self-Guidance and Expanded Creativity . Goodreads review from Barbara Klaser: I finished reading Tristine Rainer’s. The New Diary: How to Use a Journal for Self-Guidance and Expanded Creativity by Tristine Rainer is a must have book for the serious journal writer. Anaïs Nin.
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Here are some of the goals we can achieve through the New Diary: Not so much anymore. Raienr see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I first started journaling when I was 12 years old. She knew that I loved to read and I was greatly amazed to find that like the authors I had so admired, lived for, found comfort in – that I too could write. Its tone doesn’t suit me, but the content underneath is good.
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It is the best book on diary writing I have ever read. Sep 10, Anna Maria Ballester Bohn rated it liked it. Books by Tristine Rainer. The four modes of diary expression: Tristije all interfered with my ability to compartmentalize the journaling techniques discussed. Return to Book Page.
If someone told me they were just about to start their first personal journal, I’d recommend two books, this one and Visual Xiary by Barbara Ganim and Susan Fox.
Between them I think they cover everything you might ths want to do with a diary, until you think of new things on your own. It’s the process that’s important, not the product, though of course the product will be enhanced by all the methods and ways of thinking about the diary explored here, and the product will be more accessible and satisfying if one uses the advice about rereading given here.
My favorite book on journaling.
I agree with that entirely! It’s a bit dated, but still interesting. I feel so far away. Too much psycho-babble, though I’m not sure what I expected It was on the sidewalk of a cart of ‘on sale’ books.
Years ago I read her other book on writing which was great, but this one takes everything to a new level. I will probably dip in again, and look for quotes or examples, An intersting overveiw of journalling approaches, but not what I was looking for at the moment. I will probably dip in again, and look for quotes or examples, but it is not going to become one of my goto references. In this book, she doesn’t teach you how to keep a diary, but instead shows you how your diary can offer you so many possibilities.
How to use a journal for self-guidance and expanded creativity by Tristine Rainer Goodreads Author. Basically Rainer suggests using the four Jungian techniques: The every day happenings I have to be honest. After that, it just felt like it was repeating hew.
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Each of us sits differently. I like that the author discusses Gestalt techniques and uses examples from non-famous people.
And I mean buried. Jan 12, Ellyn rated it liked it Recommends it for: She show how journaling can help you process your current and past experiences, and deal with challenges in your life.
Therapy and the Diary This appealed to me when I was younger. Catharsis feeling Description sensing Free-intuituive writing intuiting Reflection thinking and making lists.
By the time that this book came on the market with Tristine Rainer – I had fifteen years of journalling under my belt.