Journaling Has a Lot More Benefits Than We Realize 

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Journaling for many is an overwhelming experience. Often people try to keep a journal or diary when they are younger. Still, life gets in the way, and they forget, making them feel annoyed and stressed out even more. However, there is no need as long as you show up for yourself when you need to. Sit and take time to get through all your thoughts. Journaling has many benefits—here are a few. 

Clear Your Mind 

With the craziness of the 21st century, we often don’t have time to stop and process our thoughts. Often stuff happens that can stir up strong emotions, from work to friends and family. Writing down your thoughts and feelings about certain life events and situations is helpful. Getting them written down on paper allows the thoughts to be out in the open. This can alleviate some stress these feelings can cause us—you may even come back a few weeks later with a much clearer understanding of what you were writing about. 

Track and Achieve Goals

When you write down your goals, it is easy and clear to see what you want. If they are just thoughts in your head, they could get lost. Writing it down in a sentence or two and being concise allows you to narrow down your goals. Moreover, seeing it physically written down will enable it to be out in the open, making it the first step towards achieving your goal.