She advises artists to sit at the journal and freewrite or use stream-of-consciousness to fill up three pages without worrying about neatness, spelling, grammar, or clarity. It’s just to release whatever is on our minds. Any subject is appropriate.
This allows me to process my worries and concerns and explore ideas and my own mind.
I also allow myself to use bullet points, to sketch, make lists, write poems, take notes, make mental maps, brainstorm, or just write one line or an incomplete entry.
For me, my journal is an open space for me to realize my own thinking, to help me process and organize my thoughts.