As a child, many people kept diaries or journals to write all of the school gossips of the day. However, as an adult, journaling can have positive effects on our day to day lives. The benefits of journaling are many, and we have decided to share some of them with you today. We hope that by reading this we can convince some of you to start journaling. The outcome will be an increase in your mental clarity, which should lead to increased productivity at home and at work.
Read on and find out how journaling can improve your life at home and at work.
1. Journals may lead to eureka moments.2. It is a great form of meditation.
Journaling can give you the time and space to unwind and relax after a long day at work. It can even give you a bit of breathing space in the middle of the day if it has been stressful. Journaling can be a form of mindfulness, a sort of form of meditation that is growing in popularity.
3. Journaling can help clear your mind and help you process.
If you have a particularly difficult task at home or at work, or even an argument with a colleague/family member, journaling can help you process this. By writing down what has happened and how you feel about it you can more logically process what has happened and how to deal with it moving forward. This can often lead to better problem resolution and could help protect friendships.
4. It is good for your mental health.
If you are someone who tends to pent-up emotion, journaling can be especially good for your mental health. By helping you come to terms with stressful events, or by helping you to process problems, or just helping you unload the stresses of your day. Journaling can be great for getting your feelings on paper and taking a load off of your back.
5. A journal can help you to prioritise.
Whether it’s a basic to-do list or a schedule for the week. Journaling can help you note out everything you need to do and prioritise your tasks. This will hopefully lead to your being more productive and getting things done faster rather than coming at your tasks with no organisation or clarity.