The Productive Benefits of Journaling (plus 11 ideas for getting started)
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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.
It serves as a tool for identifying what you should prioritize on a daily basis, and what you should let go of. And it also gives you a record of the progress you’ve made toward your goals to keep you motivated.
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When looking back on her previous journal entries, Virginia Woolf remarked that she often found the significance to lie where she never saw it at the time.
Our beliefs change slowly as we gain experience. Journal entries remind you of how you once thought.
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