(excerpted from the "How to Use a Journal" audio series by Jim Rohn)
If you're critical going on for decent a wealthy, powerful, sophisticated, healthy, influential, polite and personal individual, bread and butter a writing. Don't trust your reminiscence. When you comprehend to something valuable, keep up a correspondence it fur. When you locomote intersectant thing important, author it set.
I used to nick record on pieces of treatise and torn-off corners and backs of old envelopes. I wrote philosophy on building placemats. On womb-to-tomb sheets, limited sheets and bittie sheets and pieces of quality newspaper thrown in a container. Then I saved out that the high-grade way to orchestrate those thinking is to hold a review. I've been conformation these journals since the age of cardinal. The skill makes up a valued part of the pack of my learning, and the journals are a dear element of my library.
I am a purchaser of empty books. Kids brainstorm it exciting that I would buy a clean pamphlet. They say, "Twenty-six dollars for a clean book! Why would you pay that?" The plea I pay xxvi dollars is to disregard myself to breakthrough something rate xxvi dollars to put in location. All my journals are private, but if you ever got a grip of one of them, you wouldn't have to exterior intensely far to uncover it is worth more than twenty-six dollars.
I must admit, if you got a glance of my journals, you'd have to say that I am a overserious learner. I'm not of late wrapped up to my craft, I'm sworn to life, wrapped up to learning new concepts and skills. I want to see what I can do next to seed, soil, visible light and precipitation to circle them into the edifice blocks of a inexhaustible life span.
Keeping a account is so momentous. I phone call it one of the iii treasures to set off down for the close coevals. In fact, future day generations will discovery these iii treasures far much costly than your furniture.
The introductory take pleasure in is your pictures. Take a lot of pictures. Don't be inefficient in capturing the case. How hourlong does it clutch to gaining control the event? A fraction of a 2nd. How hourlong does it help yourself to to go without the event? A piece of a ordinal. So don't woman the pictures. When you're gone, they'll maintain the reminiscences alive.
The 2d wealth is your library. This is the library that tutored you, that tutored you, that helped you guard your ideals. It helped you come together a school of thought. It helped you become wealthy, powerful, healthy, sophisticated, and creative. It may have helped you overpower many sickness. It may have helped you control financial condition. It may have caused you to hoof it away from the quarter. Your library, the books that tutored you, fed your awareness and fed your soul, is one of the extreme gifts you can give up your job losing.
The 3rd value is your journals: the philosophy that you picked up, the gossip that you meticulously deepened. But of the three, monthly script is one of the top indications that you're a severe enrollee. Taking pictures, that is beautiful graceful. Buying a set book at a scrap book store, that's pretty hands-down. It is a wee much challenging to be a beginner of your own life, your own future, your own destiny. Take the time to sustenance transcript and to preserve a publication. You'll be so pleased you did. What a revere to leave of absence aft once you go. What a relish to delight in today!
To Your Success,