Paper Thoughts

Bullet Journaling: Aiming for a Better Life

What is a Bullet Journal?  It’s a little hard to summarize what a bullet journal (BuJu) is in just a few sentences. It is a planner, a journal, a tracker, and an organizer all in one. It is… Read More

What to do when you’re bad at journaling.

A lot of us like the idea of journaling. We think about journaling and know it’s a great idea, maybe we go out and buy a cool journal (or get one from Paper Thoughts!). Maybe we get a special colored pen or a pencil with a neat design, or we gather our art supplies. We are going to do it! We’re going to journal!

A Year in Review!

This March is our “birthday! It’s been a full year of Paper Thoughts!. There are so many wonderful people who have worked super hard to support us in the last year. If you’re reading this, you’re one of them and you deserve a huge THANK YOU!

“New Year, New Me” – Goal Setting in the New Year.

How do you make a resolution that sticks long enough to really make a change in your life?

Fear of Journaling

Ever felt scared to try something new that you know might be good for you?


Alright grown ups, here’s all you need to know about getting your kid to journal!   Parents often want kids to be able to speak with them about how they are feeling, sometimes kids, especially teenagers can be… Read More

Journaling for Grief and Loss

“There are no happy endings.
Endings are the saddest part,
So just give me a happy middle
And a very happy start.”

–Shel Silverstein, A Light in the Attic\

Using Journaling after a Natural Disaster

If you are having a hard time as a result of the storm or any other natural disaster, here are some ways that journaling might be able to help you.

Journaling for Mental Health

  Today is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day! And although I think EVERY day should be children’s mental health awareness day, its a good day to celebrate and have a conversation about mental health and how it all… Read More

The Story Behind Paper Thoughts

The inspiration behind the Paper Thoughts Program