We all have a reason why we write. You’re probably aware of the many benefits of writing in a journal; perhaps one of those advantages encouraged you to start one. Here are a few tweets that indicate why others got started and what helped them keep going. Which reason resonates with you? Be sure to let us know in the comments.
- It’s relaxing.
Writing down your thoughts in a journal is one of the best ways to relax.
— haybails (@haley_qualls) July 24, 2017
2. It’s like your own personal therapy session.
Writing in a journal is like my own personal therapy. I love it
— aly (@alyyykeating) July 23, 2017
3. It helps you keep track of things.
I’m starting a food/workout journal to keep track of what I eat/ate and my workouts.
— not ur bro (@Jhooptothe) July 24, 2017
4. It can help you feel more spiritually connected.
— Lorah Kelly (@motherduck_uk) July 24, 2017
5. It helps you retain ideas.
— Shaylea Gallagher (@shayleaofficial) July 22, 2017
6. It helps you “tune in” to your subconscious.
Your dreams hold important messages about deep beliefs, fears, and areas that need to be healed. Keep a dream journal. Don’t ignore the msgs
— Amanda (@sold8230) July 20, 2017
7. It shows you how much you’ve grown.
Keep a journal now so you’ll have a record of your journey as a genealogist later. A message from you to your older self. #AncestryHour
— Jan Murphy (@packrat74) July 18, 2017
8. It helps you preserve your memories.
I need to start writing in a journal about this time in my life, I know I’m going to enjoy reading it 20 yrs from now
— Calah (@KAYALGIA) July 25, 2017
9. It helps you become more self-aware.
Writing in this journal has helped me figure out alot about me i never noticed
— Scoob Hefner (@ScoobHefner) August 7, 2017
10. It helps you stay focused on your priorities.
Writing everything in a journal! Keeping all my thoughts organized, & getting multiple things done in one day 🙂
— 👸 (@indigoflowerxx) October 16, 2017
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