Nature Journal July: Success Despite Broken Rules

July has come and gone, and I learned a lot from my self-imposed nature journal challenge. While I failed to follow all the guidelines, I still feel like my month of nature journaling was a big success. Here are the rules I set for myself, and how well they worked for me.

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Being Flexible with Nature Journal Plans

This is the last week of my self-imposed nature journal challenge. For each of my sessions, I had ideas of what I was going to do and how I was going to do it. While I wound up with pages I consider successful, nothing went as planned. I learned a lot anyway, most of all that I need to be flexible.

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Overcoming My Unrecognized Nature Journaling Expectation

Last week, I admitted I was having trouble with my nature journaling project. This week, I think I have some insight as to why. I’ve been letting unrecognized expectations get in my way.

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Nature Journal July: A Bumpy Week 2

My second week of daily nature journal sessions was much harder than the first. My initial excitement faded and suddenly … More Nature Journal July: A Bumpy Week 2

Nature Journal July: A Self-Imposed Challenge

I’m declaring July 2020 my month to focus on nature journaling. While I’ve done some nature journaling over the past few years, I am longing to do more than I actually make time for. Some people would say that this is a sign I don’t really want to do it, but I know myself better than that. I can have a lot of resistance to doing something I actually really enjoy, especially if I think a lot of work is going to be involved. So I need to find a way to make it easier.

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