Some of the most influential people in history kept detailed journals of their lives. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for posterity, and a cathartic release for the people writing them. Even if you don't think you need eithe...
Many people see writing merely as a tool, a pragmatic means to an end, certainly without value in and of itself. But science continues to dissolve skepticism. For those sitting on the fence, these 10 benefits of journaling will convince you to sta...
A study suggests that looking back at records of our everyday experiences is a lot more fun than we might expect.
The findings of a study suggest that keeping a diary, making up poetry and scribbling down song lyrics can help people get over emotional distress.
Reflections on the value of recording our inner lives from Woolf, Thoreau, Sontag, Emerson, Nin, Plath, and more.
From Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl to the Diary of a Wimpy Kid, diary books offer a unique insight into someone else's head whether real or fictional. Rebecca Westcott, author of Dandelion Clocks, shares 10 of the best diary books with us.
For those of you who are serial diarists or are always toting around a notebook in which to scribble all your genius ideas, memories or musings, why not combine your love of writing with your love for your iPhone?