Do you journal?
Is it something you do every day, once in a while, when you have an issue you need to work through?
Have you ever wondered why people including the likes of Charles Darwin, Winston Churchill, and Sara Blakely would spend so much of their precious time writing things that will never be seen by another soul?
Because journaling is a process, not an end result. We journal to work through things, to remember things, to give validation to things for ourselves.
Researchers have found that regular journaling can be used to train our attention and strengthen neural pathways.
Reflective writing has also been shown to improve decision making and critical thinking.Journals have proven to be invaluable tools for examining past experiences, evaluating our own actions, and drawing insights for encountering future challenges.
According to Dr. James Pennebaker, an expert in the field of expressive writing, to get the best results from journaling, it was recommended that you: