Amanda, the main character in the Being Me series, got her thoughts out on paper as often as possible. In fact, it was such a big theme, I picked diary themed covers for the series. I’ve written in a journal on and off since third grade. Many of us have realized the mental health benefits of writing out our thoughts including clarifying thoughts and feelings, knowing ourselves better, reducing stress, and problem solving. Have you realized journaling actually makes you smarter? Here’s how:
Other ideas for journaling include:
I personally have found that logging my work tasks has been very helpful. Further, I jot down story ideas so I don’t forget them. Yes, I may have a vampire novel stuffed somewhere in my journal!
If you journal or if you don’t I hope you’ve found this information helpful!
All the best,
Find out more at http://psychcentral.com/lib/the-health-benefits-of-journaling/ and http://www.huffingtonpost.com/thai-nguyen/benefits-of-journaling-_b_6648884.html.