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The effect of journaling on the senses

At first, creative journaling trains you to see beyond the cursory glance, to become aware of the details that envelop a scene, event or object. But to capture the holistic experience presented to you, you will need to see beyond detail. You will need to let your mind touch those observed details and with your minds-eye see its past, present and future, feel where it exists in the world, and draw on the emotive as well as that which is not present.

Review: Coming to Our Senses; Jon Kabat-Zinn

There is a massive amount of information and wisdom contained in the book about being mindful, about being aware and about countering mindlessness, all of which are key elements of creative journaling but unfortunately the writing style makes it a difficult read.