Are you stuck in your head and need a way to work through your thoughts? One of the best ways to sort through emotions and determine whether your thoughts are irrational or not is by journaling. Let’s dive into why journaling is so effective and how it can help you.
How Does Journaling Help?
People all over the world have been journaling for centuries. However, within the last couple of decades, people have been journaling even more than before. Journaling can help someone with a number of things. Most commonly it is known for sorting through emotions, keeping track of health, food, and other goals.
Take your emotions and actions into your own hands by journaling. Open up to yourself and work through what might be making you anxious or stressed. Jotting down your thoughts is a way to release the pent-up emotions. Let the words flow from your mind onto the paper. Journaling doesn’t have to have a certain structure. One of the most effective ways of journaling is called “Stream of Consciousness”. This means no matter what you’re thinking about you are writing it down. Give it a try!
Track Your Health
Health and positivity are big elements that go hand in hand. Eating with the right amount of healthy carbs in a day is important. There are a lot of people that are serious about this lifestyle and try everything. If you are looking for ways to keep track of your health, write down the exercises that you partook in and what you ate that day. Over time you will see results and what helped you get there. This can also be effective if you are experiencing health concerns, your doctor may want you to start keeping track of what you are putting in your body.
We’ve gone over the ways journaling can help with stress, anxiety, and health. Now it’s time to introduce you to the productive side of journaling. Like making a vision board, you can make a list of all the goals you want to achieve. Whether that’s if you want to achieve them in a week, month, or year is up to you. When you write down what you want to achieve, they are more likely to come true.
Why is Journaling Effective?
Writing down your thoughts and emotions has been proven to help change your perspective and work out your feelings. Take the matters into your own hands and create a positive space for yourself. This is also a form of expressing yourself, rather than keeping everything all bottled up.
Journaling Prompts to Try
If you are new to the journaling process, welcome! It’s a safe space and doesn’t have to be tricky or hard. All you have to do is pick up a pen and write! Try out these various journaling prompts if you are looking for a place to put your mind.
- Write down 10 affirmations
- Write down ten goals you want to achieve this year (they don’t have to be crazy and outrageous)
- What is a memory that makes you happy? Talk about it.
- What places do you want to travel to?
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