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Personal Journaling: The Greatest Gift You Can Give Your Children

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According to Jim Rohn, the famous business philosopher and motivational speaker, there are three things to leave your children.

Personal journaling is one of those three.

Jim Rohn has kept a journal for more than 40 years and takes it very serious when it comes to journaling life.

Personal journaling ..." chronicles their own personal story; their family, their victories, their challenges, their GOALS and DREAMS, their seminar and sermon notes, their own ideas and thoughts -- that they could review now and in the future -- and create one of the more priceless collections for themselves and their families as the years roll on".


"...More Valuable to Future Generations Than Your Furniture"

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If you haven't already, get a journal and start writing in it every day!

Use your personal journaling time to record your daily, weekly and yearly goals. Write in it about your children's birthday's, their school activities and other special moments.

Keep a journaling record of how you and your spouse interact with each other and raise your children. Preserve ideas and insights that you have each day. Write down events of the day such as having lunch with a friend.

Think, ponder and dream often and use your journal to keep track of them.

Review your journal often. "This process will literally change your life".

Don't Use Your Mind As A Filing Cabinet


One of the greatest points that Mr. Rohn has is that of not using your mind as a "filing cabinet". You need to use your brain to think and solve problems.

"The best collecting place for all of the ideas and information that comes your way is your journal."

From what I read, he likes to write his journals by hand. He justifies buying a somewhat expensive leather-bound journal because it continually motivates him to find valuable things to put in it.

I conclude this with one more quote from Mr. Rohn...

"There are three things to leave behind: your photographs, your library and your personal journals. These things are certainly going to be more valuable to future generations than your furniture!"

I couldn't agree more!




Journaling Resources: If you ever run out of good things to write about, download this quick journal template ... and keep it available, whether you write your journal by hand or if you use journaling software.

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