EBOOK or PDF (The New Diary) ¾ Tristine Rainer
It s got that 70s self help smell all over it but at its core if you ignore some of the godawful example entries this book rovides a lot of interesting journaling techniues I do find that some of them get me writing than I otherwise would and in "ways that clear my head and feel helpful "that clear my head and feel helpful tone doesn t suit me but the content underneath is good This is one of the best books to support eople in their rocess of keeping a journal The well known journal keeper Annais Ningives a good introduction she and author Tristine Rainer had some years of interactionI first started journaling when I was 12 years old Having suffered from Selective Mutism both from the extreme hysical and emotional abuse from birth on and from Asperger s Autism I was fortunate to be in a gifted student rogram where I had a wonderful teacher who suggested that I could write my feelings stories dreams and thoughts down in journal form 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 Maybe not as good but this was a way that I could communicate1964 was a time long before the ersonal computer By the time that this book came on the market with Tristine Raine If you re serious about journaldiary writing I highly suggest this one The book doesn t rovide lists of journal rompts but rather rovides various frameworks and ways of thinking about journal writing and how it can be useful Rainer also includes journal entries by herself and other writers as examples of what she s explaining The book is not reachy or filled with uotes and spiritual rompts She show how journaling can help you rocess your current and 4000 Meilen durch die USA: Meine Reise zu den großen Fragen des Lebens past experiences and deal with challenges in your life She also includes a chapter on journaling and eroticism which is a subject often overlooked in many books on journaling Very difficult to separate my views on the book from my views of the diary contents that are explored The diaries are from the 60s and 70s Women debate if they should choose a career or get married One woman writes that her fear is she s such aoor housekeeper that she will never find a husband Like this was actually a thing Men married you because of your ability to fucking cook and clean and mend Like they were interviewing *for a housekeeper Because wow That s so screwed up One woman imagines herself aged 40 and how she * a housekeeper Because wow That s so screwed up One woman imagines herself aged 40 and how she feel if she d spent her life in the masculine energy of creating a Interior Designs: An Adult Coloring Book with Beautifully Decorated Houses, Inspirational Room Designs, and Relaxing Modern Architecture project and carrying it through Jane a novelist diaries a conversation to get inside the heads of her characters a group of Aztec Indians in theeriod immediately following the Spanish conuest Gläsern p 296 Jane I need to understand you I feel so far awayStar Jaguar You should visualize us as we walk in file wit I don t uite remember how or when I got this book I think it was for sale in a horribly stuffy second hand bookshop for a couple dollars but it was very very important to me when I was 13 or soIf I d have written this review back then I would have given it five stars Now however there are times when I llick it up and read a section and depending on the section in uestion I might be inspired or irritated by it The main Detention of Doom problem I have with books of this sort nowadays and why I keep re. 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 as a child or the factual travelogue you wrote to recall the Grand Canyon Instead it is a tool for tapping the fullower of your inner resourcesThe New Diary is as much for those who. Ading them is a little beyond me but I think there s a touch of self indulging narcissistic leasure in *THERE SOMEWHERE IS THE AMOUNT OF * somewhere is the amount of I think of as being and I understand this may sound a bit critical and I know some Blood+: Russian Rose, Volume 2 people thrive on this stuff but it s honestly how I feel self helpy spiritual woo they contain This appealed to me when I was younger Not so much anyWhen I write in a journal I like to write in it I write a lot I write on all kinds of topics and at the end of the day I have neither the time nor theatience to bother with such exercises as getting in touch with Older Self or Younger Self or Dreaming Self or Wiser Self or what have you In my own ersonal experience such exercises irritate far far often than they ever bring insight In fact I can t stand actually going into a journal entry holding in mind that I should complete this or that exercise in this entry I simply do what I do and it s funNow I understand that Rainer s message is that the diary is in the end whatever the hell you want it to be and that s great I agree with that entirely If you want your diary to be filled with letters to self or long dead friends or dream musings or single word entries or wildly chaotic scribbles or whatever your interest might be wonderful In that sense her book is great and I am entirely with her However I find little value in the rest of the book any 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 ossibilities You will be able to clarify your goals focus your "inner energies free inhibitions and release your imagination Here you explore and seek to understand "energies free inhibitions and release your imagination Here you explore and seek to understand is that active communication with the self that makes the diary a new diary Here are some of the goals we can achieve through the New DiaryThe New Diary is a safe Friedrich Barbarossa (Gestalten Des Mittelalters Und Der Renaissance) (German Edition) place to free the creative child within you and experience the full range of your imagination It allows you to develop an ease with writing and the habit of writing simply from using what you already have your own experience As you discover your natural voice in the diary you can also begin to focus on your genuine interests and to collect material for many creative usesThe therapeutic and creative benefits of keeping the New Diary are in fact almost as numerous as theeople who enjoy the leasure of keeping it Among the advantages most freuently mentioned areA healthful release for feelings and tensions a lace to advise yourself clarify goals and make decisions a way to nourish yourself with friendship and self acceptance a nonthreatening lace to work out relationships with others and to develop your capacity for intimacy a ath to self awareness and self knowledge a The Taste of Her Blood (A Lesbian Vampire Tale) place to rehearse future behavior a techniue for focusing your energies on what is immediately important a way to organize and expand your t i m e alace to find creative solutions to roblems a memory aid a means of achieving self identity a way to enjoy and rofit from solitude a guide to finding clarity in the midst of crisis or change a device for discovering your ath and taking responsibility for the direction of your life a means of accelerating or con cluding sychotherapyA lace to develop skills of self expression a method for turning negative mental Already keep a journal as it is for those who have never kept one It does not tell you the right way to keep a diary; rather it offers numerous ossibilities for using the diary to achieve your own Who Is Gloria Steinem? purposes It is alace for you to clarify goals visualize the future and focus your engergies; a means of freeing your intuition. Abits into ositive energy a way to gain erspective on your emotions and to resolve the ast a means of keeping in touch with the continuity and rhythms of your life a Corazones solitarios place to record meaningful in sights a way toreserve family and Napříč nekonečnem personal history a uietlace to relax and refresh yourself a device for freeing your intuition and imaginationA way *TO LEARN TO TRUST LIFE A MEANS OF EXPERIENCING * learn to trust life a means of experiencing essential humanness that links all eople a tool for recording and understanding dreams a way to become your own guide and guru a lace to celebrate the rocess of living a ath to spiritual Now Pitching, Bob Feller: A Baseball Memoir peace a workbook for creative writing and drawing a safelace to take intellectual and creative risks a source book for future Variance (Raise Your Weapon, projects a means of discovering joy within the context of your lifelease see p 4 5 I finished reading Tristine Rainer s The New Diary this morning Great book Although it was ublished in 1978 it s every bit as fresh today from the Hochzeit mit Hindernissen preface by Anais Nin to the final chapter on using a journal as a resource and tool to enhance creative workThis is both a book foreople new to keeping diaries or journals and an excellent resource for eople who ve been keeping them for decades There s something for everyone here even for those who ve never considered never thought they wanted to keep a diaryWhat makes this a great book on journaling is that it explores so many ways of looking at the journal and looking at one s life from day to day moment to moment from using the four functions of sensing feeling thinking and intuiting to exploring various oints of view formats and even traveling through time The main strength of the book is that it explores journaling or diary keeping as a After Effects Expressions process It s therocess that s important not the roduct though of course the roduct will be enhanced by all the methods and ways of thinking about the diary explored here and the roduct will be accessible and satisfying if one uses the advice about rereading given hereIf someone told me they were just about to start their first ersonal journal I d recommend two books this one and Visual Journaling by Barbara Ganim and Susan Fox Between them I think they cover everything you might Arts and Culture: An Introduction to the Humanities, Volume I possibly want to do with a diary until you think of new things on your own I wish I d read both books when I started I m very glad to have read them since My favorite book on journaling Can be delved into deeply oricked up at odd intervals I used this text in a class for six months and can look back now and Painting, Sculpture and Architecture of Ancient Egypt positively identify when I began making huge changes in my life it was after less than 2 months working in my journal every day I ve given many copies to friends This book talks about the importance of journaling for all sorts of reasons and shared several techniues I ve been journaling for years so it was helpful to examine new ways to refresh and deepen myractice This could arguably "Be The Most Important Book In My "the most important book in my I read it at 12 and started journaling seriously a ractice which continued for 20 or so years Around 911 most of them were lost forever It s something that I can t even think about without getting very upsetAnyway my 12 year old self thought this was a VERY important book second only to Harriet the Spy By the way GO READ Harriet the Spy. And imagination; a workbook for exploring your dreams your ast and your Die Powenzbande. Zoologie einer Familie present lifeIt is for everyone seeking concrete methods for dealing withersonal roblems It is for women and men interested in achieving self reliance and inner liberation for artists and writers seeking new techniues for overcoming blocks to creativi. .