Journaling is one of the oldest self-help practices in the world. It dates to the 10th century and has only grown in popularity over time. Today, millions of people use the practice to help improve their lives.
So, why is journaling so popular? Here, you will discover what is driving the journaling craze and the reasons you should consider taking it up yourself.
Journaling relieves stress.
Did you know that journaling is an excellent tool for relieving stress? Getting your thoughts and emotions down onto paper can help to clear them from the mind. It automatically leaves you feeling calmer and more relaxed.
Journaling can also analyze your problems. When you can work out solutions to the issues you are facing, it can help you to feel more in control. It will help to reduce stress, allowing you to feel happier and more relaxed.
It boosts mental health.
Journaling is scientifically proven to benefit mental health. It relieves the symptoms of depression, reduces anxiety, and improves overall wellbeing.
It is easy to get lost inside your head. We all have an inner critic, but for some, it can prove to be overpowering. If you have trouble switching off your inner critic, journaling can help. You will be able to address negative thinking, helping to switch to a more positive mindset.
The longer you journal, the more mental health benefits you will experience. After just a month of journaling, you will notice a drastic improvement in your mood.
I will share part two of this report tomorrow. Until then, stay safe, and keep the faith.