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Are you looking to start the new year with a clear and focused mind set? Then I definitely recommend journaling. Check out these benefits of journaling that’s provided with a simple pick-up of a pen.
What Is Journaling
Journaling is to write ones observations, thoughts and feelings on paper. Journaling can provide clarity and understanding regarding situations and circumstances that may arise in your life. sustaining a clear mind of the constant thoughts, and improve mental health.
Journal Or Diary
Journaling is a modern-day diary, but for my male readers, please now that many males with great minds had a journal. Great minds like, Leonardo Da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin, George Bernard Shaw, Charles Darwin, Issac Newton, Maya Angelou and Abraham Lincoln all wrote out their thoughts.
Take a look at how detailed Albert Einstein travel diary was while he was aboard a ship to the United States.
Whether you refer to is as a Diary or a Journal, they both have the same purpose. Journaling is sorta like a modern-day diary.
Who Should Journal?
I believe everyone should have journal. Writing can be beneficial to those who are battling with anxiety, depression and stress. I can’t express how beneficial journaling has been for me. I decide to create a journal custom to my needs and it has been selling! Looking for a journal? Check out my prayer journal
I find my to be at peace when taking 5- 10 minutes to stop and analyze my day and actions.
Why You Should Journal
An idea is just an idea until it’s written down. Then it becomes a plan. A goal. Write out your thoughts and get them out of your head”
Often times we allow our day to slip right by us without actually living. Living is apart of growing. You allow thoughts of never thought of inventions to pop up but fade away. Document so much that by the time you’re fifty you can paste together the pages and leave behind and autobiography about your life.
According to the experts, Dr. James Pennebaker, and expert in expressive writing informed readers to achieve the best results from journaling, it was recommended to
- adopt cursive-writing to write your thoughts our faster.
- Write it out by hand can relieve tension and those feelings attached to the situation.
- No one else will see this, write down every thought, curse word and release as the thoughts exit your mind and onto paper.
No one else will see this, write down every thought, curse word and release as the thoughts exit your mind and onto paper.
Writing accesses you’re the left hemisphere of the brain, which is analytical and rational,” says Maud Purcell, a psychotherapist and journaling expert. “While your left brain is occupied, your right brain is free to do what it does best, i.e. create, intuit and feel. In this way, writing removes mental blocks and allows us to use more of our brainpower to better understand ourselves and the world around us.”Thomas Oppong: stated in an interview with Maud Purcell in “The Life-Changing Habit of Journaling (Why Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci, and Many More Great Minds Recommend it)”
“Journaling is not a commonplace habit, it is a keystone habit. Keystone habits affect how you work, eat, play, live, spend and communicate.”Thomas Oppong- “The Life-Changing Habit of Journaling (Why Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci, and Many More Great Minds Recommend it)”
Though journaling alone will not sky-rocket your productivity, but it offers you a starting point. A point of change, to analyze and re-direct your life and focus all with a simple move of a pen. When you put the hard work behind it and review how those situations made you feel and find better ways to respond is when you will see an increase.
Your energy and time is so important, if you were told that you only had 50,000 breathes, you would be most couscous of what you spoke about. You would speak less but say so much in just a few words. Begin to treat your life as such and understand how important you truly are.
Do you own a journal? What are some improvement you’ve noticed within your life since beginning? Change in behavior?
At anytime you can turn the switch from Survival to Winning.
Today I want you to make the decision to turn on the switch.
It’s Time To Win.
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