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Journaling word games: Describe a tactile sensation

When we include these memories and emotions, we start to begin to form tactile metaphors to describe the surface. In the above sentences, the first surface is ‘treacherous’ whilst the second is a ‘clean page’. Both are from the same root, both are slippery, and yet the two metaphors used here guide the reader’s thoughts quite differently.

Journaling word games: Write about a word you don’t like

This is a journaling word game that asks you to confront and rationalise your own strong emotions in a safe manner. It is a short game, played in two parts, and is perfect for filling the slightly longer gaps in your busy day.

Journaling word games: Find five words

The purpose of the game is as stated above, to simply fire up your writing engine at those moments when your mind is not complying with your desire to write. The game can be played at the start of hesitant journaling sessions or at the start of hesitant writing sessions.