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Five Reasons Why You Should Give Your Teen a Journal Gift For Her Birthday
Your little girl’s birthday is coming up, and you’re thinking of giving her a journal gift that she could use to bring some positivity into her life. This year, you want to give her something that she can use in a fun and positive way. You want to give her something that will stay with her for a lifetime.
You thought of getting her a necklace, but she’s not into jewelry. You thought of getting her a cat, but pets need a lot of attention. A frame won’t do and a jacket is out of the question.
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Finally, you decided on a journal gift! A journal makes an amazing gift and will help your little girl grow as an individual. Here’s how:
1. A Journal Gift Will Make Her More Responsible
Our teen years are some of the most important years of our lives. This is the perfect opportunity to teach your teen about responsibility.
A journal isn’t just a space where she can write down how she’s feeling. It’ll also help her grow. She’ll learn to become more organized by writing down her day’s schedule.
Encourage her to write down goals she wants to achieve and ways she can achieve those goals.
2. It’ll Increase Self-Awareness
Remember when you were a teenager and didn’t understand why you would get angry all of a sudden? You thought nobody understood you but most of all, you didn’t understand yourself. You felt lost and confused.
Writing down how she’s feeling in her journal gift will help her understand herself more. It’ll help her understand how she’s feeling and why she’s feeling those emotions.
3. It’ll Give Her Memories
When your little one writes down her experiences in her journal gift, it’ll give her memories to remember. She’ll write down all the good and bad experiences she’s had and what she’s learned from them.
From her first date to her first crush, she’ll write down everything. These experiences are an important part of her life and will shape who she is as a person.
4. It’ll be Her “Private Space”
There are some things you can’t share with anyone, including your parents. A journal will help create a private space for her to be herself.
She can write down her thoughts and how she’s feeling without being judged. She can be herself without any fear or worries. In other words, she can use her journal to express herself.
5. She’ll Have Fun Writing In Her Journal Gift
It’s not necessary that she has to write down how she’s feeling! She can use her journal for creative pursuits as well. If she’s a writer and a thinker, she can use the journal to jot down ideas or stories.
A journal will give the freedom to explore her creativity.
P/S: How about gifting your teenager a gift membership to my Joyful Journaling Therapy Club? She will be able to download plenty of wonderful journal printables and assemble them to make a unique journal for herself!