1 Jul 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. The New Diary: How to Use a Journal for Self-Guidance and Expanded Creativity . Goodreads review from Barbara Klaser: I finished reading Tristine Rainer’s. The New Diary: How to Use a Journal for Self-Guidance and Expanded Creativity by Tristine Rainer is a must have book for the serious journal writer. Anaïs Nin.

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Men married you because of your ability to fucking cook and clean and mend? The therapeutic and creative benefits of keeping the New Diary are, in fact, almost as numerous as the people who enjoy the pleasure of keeping it.

Instead, it is a tool for tapping the full power of your inner resources. Instead, it is a tool for tapping the full power of your inner resources.

The main problem I have with books of this sort, nowadays, and why I I don’t quite remember how or when I got this book — I think tristinee 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 so. The diaries are from the 60s and 70s. I first picked this book up when I was in high school, along with my first real diary. Its tone doesn’t suit me, but the content underneath is good.

This book runs over pages discussing the weirdest ideas on how to use your diary. Journalling as a tool for self understanding, healing and therapy.

Her book Your Life as Story, Writing the New Autobiography, published in hit the Los Angeles Times bestseller list and is presently being used as a text in many college writing programs.

Unbound Worlds Exploring the science fiction and fantasy universe. Paperbackpages. The New Diary has ideas and inner work exercises that can be done in an ongoing journal process that one does in ongoing journals with no need to compartmentalize. Rainer also includes tue entries by herself and other writers as examples of what she’s explaining.

The New Diary

Jul 23, Literary Mama added it Shelves: You should visualize us as we walk in file with the burdens on our backs. In that sense, her book is great, and I am entirely with her. Catharsis feeling Description sensing Free-intuituive writing intuiting Reflection thinking and making lists. I will probably dip in again, and look for quotes or examples, but it is not going to become one of my goto references. Refresh and try again. A healthful release for feelings and tensions I wish I’d read both books when I started.

An excellent reference book for one who is discovering the healing aspects of keeping a diary. Having suffered from Selective Mutism, both from the extreme physical and emotional abuse from birth on, and from Asperger’s Autism – I was fortunate to be in a gifted student program where I had a wonderful teacher who suggested that I could write my feelings, stories, dreams and thoughts down in journal form. Mar 04, Tara rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is both a book for people new to keeping diaries or journals and an excellent resource for people who’ve been keeping them for decades.

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Having journaled for fifty years – – taught it in groups and help clients use it in the psychotherapy – Jungian Analysis process – – The New Diary is, along with Progoff’s harder book, At a Journal Workshop, and Jungian Anaylist, Robert Johnson’s Inner Work – – one that I encourage all of my friends and students to keep on their reference shelf.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Trivia About The New Diary: I used this text in a class for six months and can look back now and 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 believe now I’ve read it through I will refer often to specific parts of this book. Published July 1st by Tarcherperigee first published Right now I just have that and a writing journal and this makes me want to start journaling again. I’m very glad to have read them since. As my children grew from preschoolers to high schoolers, entries to my childhood diary increased while my responses to writing prompts became more and more sporadic; those one-line prompts didn’t always strike the right chord to get my creative juices flowing.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. To Share or Not to Share 4. The book is not preachy or filled with quotes and spiritual prompts. Rainer emphasizes integration of all aspects of life into one journal, rather than separate specialty or overly programatic journal writing. Wasn’t very hopeful when I started it, but it was actually much more useful than I thought. This book offers various amazing journal writing techniques for self exploration and self discovery. There’s something for everyone here, even for those who’ve never considered, never thought they wa I finished reading Tristine Rainer’s The New Diary this morning.

The every day happenings It also was instructive as far as looking at what you might be weak in recording your own ideas, feelings and daily activities.