105 Inspiring Journaling Quotes

Inspirational Journaling Quotes

Have you been journaling or thinking of getting started? Journaling can be a life-changing habit that appear unassuming. The power of manifesting your goals and practicing affirmations is definitely noticed by that journal regularly.

Writing down the challenges you face, your aspirations, and all the relevant events happening in your life?


“Journal writing is a voyage to the interior” – Christina Baldwin


“Keeping a journal of what’s going on in your life is a good way to help you distill what’s important and what’s not.” Martina Navratilova


“I don’t journal to ‘be productive.’ I don’t do it to find great ideas or to put down prose I can later publish. The pages aren’t intended for anyone but me. It’s the most cost-effective therapy I’ve ever found.” Tim Ferriss


“Journaling is like whispering to one’s self and listening at the same time.” – Mina Murray


“Writing is a way of talking without being interrupted.” -Jules Renard


“I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say.”
— Flannery O’Connor


“Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open.”
— Natalie Goldberg

Quotes On The Benefits of Journaling


“Keeping a journal will change your life in ways that you’d never imagine.” – Oprah Winfrey


“Whether you’re keeping a journal or writing as a meditation, it’s the same thing. What’s important is you’re having a relationship with your mind.” – Natalie Goldberg


“Write hard and clear about what hurts.” – Ernest Hemingway


“People who keep journals have life twice.” – Jessamyn West

How do you start journaling?

You don’t need o go out and buy a fancy notebook to get started. Start with what you have.

Don’t feel pressured to write something at a specific time of day, or to even write in a specific way.

Allow yourself the exercise that writes the way you are experiencing your emotions and thoughts.

Find a safe place to write down your thoughts and build a routine you know you can stick to.

What are some of the benefits of journaling?

  • It can improve your mood and morale
  • Reduce symptoms of anxiety and depressions
  • It can help you build confidence in achieving goals you had difficulty defining

Journaling is a great way to clear and calm your mind. When you allocate some time in your day to write down your emotions and experiences, it helps release some of the burdens these weigh on your day-to-day life. Journaling is an effective exercise to understand what journey you’re going through and how you are coping and handling your situation. It is really empowering and helps boost mood.

How do I know if I’m journaling correclty?

Journaling should feel like you are allowing yourself to check-in and express what you’re feeling without casting a judgment that will make you feel more anxious or upset. If you feel that journaling is resulting in your feeling more nervous and overthinking your ideas on paper then you need to change your outlook on journaling and the ideas and experiences you want to express in written form.