When I turned thirteen, I was given a diary for my birthday. It had a picture of a teenager on a telephone, and came with a lock and key. I kept the diary until I filled all the pages, and when it was full, I destroyed it.
In my adult years, I didn’t keep a diary/journal until recently (maybe starting about three or four years ago). Now, I have a quotes journal, a gratitude journal and miscellaneous other journals. Here are some I have filled
Sometimes, I am too lazy to copy something longish into my journal, so I just cut it out and paste it in. I keep blog ideas, “project” ideas, pictures of things from magazines I want to copy, and a myriad of other things.
Keeping a journal or journals is a good way to keep organized as well as a way to “store” ideas and thoughts.