26 Reasons to Keep a Journal

Peggy Nolan, International Best Selling Author, wrote a piece for the Huffington Post on the 26 reasons why she keeps a journal.

For her, journal writing helped through some difficult times and also helped her remember the happier ones.

 

Her list:

  • It brings me clarity
  • I can weigh the pros and cons without hearing anyone else give their two-cent opinion
  • It helps me focus
  • For accountability
  • It's a safe place for all my innermost desires
  • I can yell in my journal and no one will hear me raise my voice
  • It increases my self-awareness
  • It reduces stress
  • It quiets my monkey mind
  • I can track my own progress
  • It becomes great source material for articles, programs, eClasses, etc.
  • It's a convenient storage location for thoughts, quotes and inspirational messages
  • For to-do lists
  • For done lists (I LOVE my done lists!)
  • For achievements
  • A place to work through my struggles
  • A place to freely complain and then release
  • A safe place to face my fears and deal with them head-on
  • Questions for the universe when I don't have any answers
  • It's my own self-learning guide
  • It gives me peace of mind
  • It's a dream catcher
  • It's a vision illuminator
  • For answers from the universe when I'm quiet enough to hear my "inner knower"
  • It's an idea incubator
  • It's a judgment-free zone
Jenni Bick

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