To keep a meaningful journal, you need to feel comfortable and believe your secrecy is respected, right?
If so, you have two options. You might choose to journal in a way in which your secrets are hidden away forever from everyone, including yourself--"lock them up and throw away the key! Or perhaps you'd prefer to be able to check in on them in the future; there are many ways to hide your words that can be reversed later. An excerpt from the popular book, Raw Art Journaling by Quinn McDonald, Keeping Secrets in Your Art Journal shares many methods for keeping secrets secret, from overwriting to tangled language to code-talking and more.