Keeping a “one-sentence journal”


One of my successful happiness-project initiatives is to keep a “one-sentence journal.”

For quite a while, I’ve been alarmed by how little I remember about my own past. As a consequence, I’ve become much more careful to take photos and videos regularly, as a kind of diary to keep my memories vivid.

Also, I wished that I could keep a proper journal, to maintain a colorful record of what’s happening in my life, but that would just be too much work.

Instead, I came up with the idea of keeping a “one-sentence journal.”

"The happiness of keeping a "one-sentence journal"
Gretchen Rubin
The Happiness Project


[Thanks to Leslie Russell]


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3 thoughts on “Keeping a “one-sentence journal”

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