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Benefits of a journal

  • When you keep a journal, you can look back on important life events to read about how you felt at the time. You may also be able to learn from these past experiences.
  • Writing about traumatic events results in physical and psychological health benefits. Journaling focuses on understanding traumatic events and makes people see these events with an extra level of clarity.

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Record how you really feel, not how you think you should feel.

When you know your journal is for your eyes only, you have the freedom to write whatever you want without worrying about anyone else’s thoughts or judgments.

The easiest way to protect your journal is to keep your journal with you at all times.

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The slowness of writing by hand is actually better for connecting with your thoughts as you write them.

The quality and depth of your writing aren’t important in journaling.

Journaling is about you and your thoughts. The best way to record those thoughts is to minimize distractions.

Start your daily journal off on the right foot by scheduling your writing for a set time every day.

When you start your journaling habit, make that your main priority. Commit to it for at least 30 days, and, to get the best results, tie it to another pre-existing habit of yours.

When it comes to your journal entries, if it’s important enough to record, then it’s important enough to date.

There is a traditional way of journaling with a notebook and a pen or pencil. Then there’s the modern method, where you type your thoughts on a device.

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