Journal Your Way Through Quarantine with these 7 Guided Journals

Journal Your Way Through Quarantine with these 7 Guided Journals

If you need another activity to occupy yourself while in quarantine, why not try journaling? To keep things interesting, try one of these seven guided journals with different prompts to get your creative and reflective juices flowing!   1. 642 Tiny Things to Draw by Chronicle Books LLC From the creators of 642 Things to Draw, check out 642 Tiny Things to Draw to awaken your inner illustrator! If you want to use this quarantine to try your hand at drawing and buff up your artistic skills, then this is the perfect journal for you. With 642 clever drawing prompts, you will …

Interactive Journals to Bring You Peace of Mind

Interactive Journals to Bring You Peace of Mind

Life has undoubtedly been stressful lately as we navigate these uncertain times. Interruptions to our daily routines can definitely be a source of anxiety, one that might leave us feeling a bit restless. Netflix may be a welcome distraction, but when you’re diligently practicing social distancing and you’ve marathoned four new shows in a week, there comes a definite itch to do something new (I know this itch very well). It’s also very important to look out for the well-being of others and yourself, both mentally and physically! So, why not distract yourself with these awesome interactive journals that will …

7 Journals for Anxiety Relief

7 Journals for Anxiety Relief

In this uncertain time of travel bans and looming quarantines, it can be easy to get caught up in the what-if’s. Still, it’s important to check in with yourself and your mental health. If the endless COVID-19 news cycles have you feeling down and stressed out, check out these journals–all aimed to relieve your (pandemic-induced) anxiety.  1. Calm the Chaos via goodreads Calm the Chaos is marketed as “A Daily Practice for a More Peaceful Life.” With journal entries separated into “Today” and “Tomorrow,” the book allows you to reflect on the highlights of your day while also thinking about …

A 125-Year-Old Printing Company Is Closing Its Doors

A 125-Year-Old Printing Company Is Closing Its Doors

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Edwards Brothers Malloy, of the U.S.’s largest printers for books and journals, will, unfortunately, close its doors on June 15th. The company sent out a small email to its customers and put out a website notice last Thursday stating:   It is with heavy hearts we announce that Edwards Brothers Malloy will be closing our doors as of June 15.”   Furthermore, the email stated that as the company begins the process of shutting down its facilities it will continue to use its in-house staff to finish projects for customers. The company is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and has been in the printing …