4 Benefits Of Journaling: Write It Out

Since I was a kid I have always loved to write. I had everything from the diary to the calligraphy pens. I loved that I could change the style of my writing and I could write about anything that I wanted. I had full control of the words, fonts and style of writing without explanation.

Journaling is a great self healing technique that allows you to release feelings,good, bad and/or indifferent, that have been pent up inside. The great thing is that there is no right or wrong way to journal. You can write words, draw, or whatever you need to express yourself. Journaling has become an universal way of helping people to change their behaviors. With writing things down being a proven way to remember and tackles goals, I don’t understand why more people haven’t started writing more. It seems, the more we write the better we become. Here are 4 benefits of journaling that everyone can use.

Journaling is not just for kids and writers.

  • Release of overwhelming information

People take in a lot of information on a daily basis at a rapid rate. With everyone’s hands glued to their phones there is really no telling as to how much destructive junk we take in on a daily basis. We have to find as many ways to release the same amount or more of the destructive junk! Journaling is a release from all of the overwhelming information that we hold inside without even knowing it. Some of it is useful and learned from but much of it is just straight up extra stuff.

  • Helps with mental disorders

Sometimes people are dealing with things in their heads that no one knows about. Journaling helps to control moods with can trigger certain mental disorders.

  • Helps to control stress

It always seems easier to hold in your issues and not let them out, plus, You don’t want no one all up in my business right? Well, when you write down what happened in your day that may have stressed you out it is a form of stress reduction. This allows you to stay clam and make better decisions when going forward because you had the chance to write it out, uninterrupted.

  • Promotes positive problem solving

When you take the time to write thing down you your thoughts are uninterrupted. Without any distractions you are able to think your way through your feelings. You are able to clearly write your problem, and solutions.

Journaling is easy and may be something many of u already do on our phones. For the rest of you who haven’t started yet or are falling behind, grab your favorite journal from the nearest store and start to write it out, it may save your life.

Here are some helpful journal tips that can help you get started.

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