5 Things We Can Learn from Alice in Wonderland

Ever since the first time a saw the classic Disney animated movie, I was in love with Alice in Wonderland. It’s a wonderful story about a little girl named Alice who chases a white rabbit down a hole. She enters a magical world where she discovers the strength and potential of her imagination.

Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland is a beloved classic tale and there is lots to learn from its underlying messages.

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How I use my Travelers Notebook as a stamp album

I’ve had my olive green pocket-size Travelers Notebook for a while now, but I didn’t really know what I was going to use it for. I have one grid and one blanc insert. Today I am working on my blanc insert. I decided to make it a small notebook to store my postage stamps.

Travelers Journal Stamp Album

I actually love how my cover turned out, if I may say so myself..
To create an air mail theme, I used washi tape, some stickers and a couple of vintage postage stamps to decorate the cover of my blanc insert.

 

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Unboxing – Chocolate and Book Box

A couple of weeks ago, I was looking for book subscription boxes. One of the boxes that caught my eye was the Chocolate and Book box.

Today I received my box. It is my first ever subscription box, so I didn’t really know what to expect. I was very happy when I opened the box and I think I will need to order next month’s box too.

“Books and chocolate make life bearable…”

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5 Reasons to Keep a Journal

For as long as I can remember I love journals, pens, drawing and writing. I have a box full of old diaries, holiday scrapbooks and other notebooks from the past years. Still I journal almost every day.

I keep a Bullet Journal for my daily appointments, tasks and lists.

I have a Junk Journal for memory keeping.

And I have a journal in which I write for half an hour (almost) every day. I write about what happened, how I feel, what my wishes are, what my fears are.. This is a personal notebook in which I write everything that I can possibly think about.

This morning I was reflecting about why I enjoy journaling. Here are five reasons why I love to write.

My journals.
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Book Review – Creative Flow

Two days ago I walked into a bookshop and I stumbled upon a book between a few large stacks. The book has cheerful illustrations on the cover and I was drawn to it immediately.

The book is called ‘Creative Flow – A year in my mindful life’ and it is sort of a creative diary. It is written by Jocelyn de Kwant, a mindfulness journalist, and the illustrations are by Sanny van Loon. ‘Creative Flow’ is a workbook with 365 practical exercises that revolve around mindfulness. There are many drawing tasks, but also writing assignments and breathing exercises.

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