Art Journal Therapy Activity # 65 - Processing Difficult Emotions

Collage by Shelley Klammer
Collage by Shelley Klammer

This journal exercise includes a daily 5 step journal process, and an in-depth journal guide to inner body listening to help you better understand your emotions.




- Journal and a pen





Daily Journaling from the Body


Emotional overwhelm often begins with an inkling or a slight discomfort. A part of your body, for example, may feel particularly uncomfortable. If so, direct all of your witnessing attention to that spot.


Sit patiently with your uncomfortable place, say "hello" and wait. Body listening involves sitting with your journal, getting still, closing your eyes, and waiting quietly for your body to share its messages...