POWER SUMMARY: JOURNALING
Reference article: Journaling will change your life for the better
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Did you know Journaling has been used for centuries as a simple tool to align your thoughts? Most leaders in their field keep a journal, and so should you. A journal can be as simple as asking yourself questions and recording your answers. Let’s look at a few benefits.
1. It helps as a cathartic release.
Short-term benefits of journaling include a cathartic release of your thoughts, but in the long-term, you have an honest recollection of your life you look back on at any moment.
2. Scientifically proven to help stress
It is now scientifically proven to help manage stress and anxiety (University of Rochester Study) as the simple act of journaling helps you align your thoughts when the rest of your life might feel like chaos.
3. It helps you achieve your goals
You are nearly 50% more likely to achieve your goals if you write them down. This is because you have something to refer to, but also the simple act of writing it our forces you to think about the task. And as an added bonus, you’re a lot less likely to forget if it’s written down!
4. It improves your capability to learn
The more you journal, the better you get at certain thought processes. Regular writing has been proven to help you learn to process and communicate complex ideas effectively.
It’s time to start journaling. With so many health benefits and so many positive testimonials, what is stopping you? It’s time to live a happier, healthier, more fulfilled life.