30-Day Challenge - Finding Your Journaling Style - Day 29
Some Benefits You are Tapping into After a Month of Daily Journaling
Wow! Can you believe it’s been nearly a month since we started our journaling journey together? You’ve learned a great deal. Today, I’d like to talk about the benefits that journaling offers and to encourage you to determine which ones resonate most with you. Perhaps you’ll even come up with some of your own that aren’t on this list. When you begin to understand the clear advantages that keeping a journal can offer you, it will be easier to stick with your practice. You can remind yourself of these if you ever feel like taking a break from your practice. Read on to discover some of the top benefits of regular journaling.
Achieve Your Goals
One of the top benefits of a month of daily journaling is that it helps you to clarify and reach your goals. When you write down the things you desire, it’s easier to make a plan and stick with it. In addition, writing your dreams down is likely to help motivate you. You’ll soon see yourself following through with more things and finding the success you’ve been seeking.
Getting your worries out on paper is a great way to start to feel less stress. You won’t be carrying those problems around in your head and ruminating on them as much when you write them in your journal. In addition, the act of writing is a wonderful way to process all the things that have been on your mind. You’ll probably come up with solutions to some of those things that have been nagging at you, leading you to feel less worried and stressed.
Journaling through writing, drawing, creating collages, or other methods is a definite spark for creativity. Once you begin one type of creative endeavor, you’ll find that you’re motivated to do more. If you’re an artist or writer, but have felt stuck, journaling might be just the inspiration you’ve been hoping for to boost your creativity and to start expressing your art more.
Journaling can help you to make improvements in several aspects of your life. If you need to heal from past difficulties, writing out your feelings can lead to peace of mind. It can even help to make your relationships better when you’re able to process emotions through journaling. Getting a handle on issues that have troubled you and making progress toward your goals can also lead to better self-confidence. Take note of the ways you feel better since you’ve begun a month of daily journaling.
These are merely some of the benefits that keeping a journal every day can offer you. Feel free to make a list of your own to help motivate you on the days you may not feel like sitting down with your journal. Reflect on these benefits to help you understand just how far you’ve come already. Keep it up. You’re doing great!
Coach Jackie Out.
- Welcome and Why You Should Start Journaling – Day 1
- Two Super Simple Ways to Start Journaling – Day 2
- What Should You Write in Your Journal – Day 3
- Keeping It Simple and Functional with a Bullet Journal – Day 4
- Use Your Journal as a Creative Outlet – Day 5
- Commit to Journaling Every Single Day – Even if it’s Just a Line – Day 6
- Have You Heard of Gratitude Journals – Day 7
- Pen & Paper or Digital? What’s Your Journaling Medium – Day 8
- Journaling Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive – Frugal Ways to Get Started – Day 9
- Mobile Journaling Ideas for Your Smart Phone – Day 10
- Difference Between a Diary and a Journal – Day 11
- Using a Journal to Work Through Your Emotions – Day 12
- How a Journal Can Boost Your Productivity – Day 13
- Make Your Journal Your Accountability Partner – Day 14
- Journal Like You’re Already There – A Written Spin – Fake It Until You Make It – Day 15
- Journal Before Bed to Improve Your Sleep – Day 16
- Journal in the Morning to Start Your Day – Day 17
- Do You Want to Read More? Try Book Journaling – Day 18
- Three Things to Try When Journaling Seems Overwhelming – Day 19
- Browse Through Your Journal to Figure Out What is Working and Was Isn’t – Day 20
- Journal Prompts to Help You Get Unstuck – Day 21
- Have You Heard of Morning Pages? – Day 22
- Using Daily Check-In Questions and Journaling Prompts – Day 23
- Try Daily Collage Pages to Tap into Your Creative Side – Day 24
- Use Your Journal to Overcome Fear and Make Big Decisions – Day 25
- Why Your Journal Shouldn’t Be Perfect – Journal Messy – Day 26
- Carry Your Journal With You Anywhere You Go – Day 27
- Find a Way That Works for You – There is No Wrong Way to Journal – Day 28