Journaling is a great way to reflect and practice your writing skills. Through a routine, you can gain a new level of awareness in your life. But really no pressure because the habit is up to you. I have found many benefits and just writing with no purpose but to clear my mind.
Try clearing your mind with your journal.
Writing down your thoughts
Drawing doodles and diagrams. Has a way of really engraining ideas into your mind.
Your journal just listens and doesn’t give you “any lip”. It is your best friend like a dog.
The bottom line is that Journaling has a range of benefits. Just writing a few minutes a day may help you reduce stress, boost your well-being, and better understand your needs.
Journaling gives you a concrete method for learning who you are and identifying what you need.
To create a lasting journaling habit, start with several minutes — or more, depending on your preference. For some it is difficult. For me it was necessary to document what I was feeling and everything I’ve been learning.
Improve your ability to develop ideas
I usually buy composition books because they’re the cheapest and a normal pen I don’t need a fancy journal but it’s all about experience and it’s yours and you can make a custom.
I tend to write in the morning the most because it’s part of my morning routine and throughout the day I will write things that come to mind as well as things that I’m working on because I have a system of task management using my journal and I use my journal dual purpose for a gratitude log just to keep my spirits high in the day.
Documenting the experiences and moments of your life.
I don’t have a set schedule but have been writing every day for almost 10 years now. Journaling is great for recording your stories and experiences. The things in life that you want to remark and remember. It will be a catalog of the things you’ve done and ideas you’ve thought along your journey of enlightenment and self-development.
Your journal can take you to new places. And writing down your thoughts does something psychologically for muscle memory.
Can always review your journal and find content ideas that you wrote previously. It also shows a display of where your mind was and how far you have come.
Doing reflective review and thinking
In your journal, you can explore something that’s bothering you, write about the present moment, or play with a prompt. The wonderful thing is that it’s totally, completely up to you. It is one of the best habits to have.
You can end up typing parts of your journal and releasing that information online or sharing insights with a friend but for me its a meditation and organization tool.
Do you journal?
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