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Using journaling solely as an outlet for discharging emotions may suck the insight right out of the experience.
The benefits of expressive writing only emerge when we write about both the factual and the emotional aspects of the events we’re describing—neither on its own is effective in producing insight.
To ensure maximum benefits, it’s probably best that you don’t write every day in your journal.
People should not write about a horrible event for more than a couple of weeks. You risk getting into a sort of cycle of self-pity. But standing back every now and then and evaluating where you are in life is really important
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They make big goals seem manageable and achievable.
They also help you to move closer to where you want to be and a constant source of motivation.
Do this to ensure daily progress and motivation.
Because big goals can be demotivating: that burst of excitement at the beginning quickly wears off. Small wins keep your eyes on the process, not the result and help you see the progress you're making.
The key to learning is to stop passively consuming information and start actively engaging with the ideas we encounter.
One effective way researchers have found to reinforce learning is through reflective writing: It promotes the brain’s attentive focus, boosts long-term memory, illuminates patterns and gives the brain time for reflection.
Journaling can help with personal growth and development. By regularly recording your thoughts, you will gain insight into your behaviors and moods.
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