- Decreases anxiety and depression
Writing in a journal has been shown to reduce symptoms of anxiety and feelings of depression.
- Reduces overthinking and ruminating
Do you tend to overthink and ruminate? Do you get stuck in this state even though it doesn’t feel good? Journaling can help break you out of this.
- Improves physical health
Various studies have shown improvements in physical health such as lowering blood pressure and a decreased amount of time in hospital
- Increases positivity
The use of a gratitude journal has been shown to prompt a focus on positive aspects of one’s life which leads to an improvement in positive feelings.
- Helps with processing
Writing out events of the day along with one’s thoughts and feelings, helps with the processing of difficult moments. It also supports healthy cognitive functioning and gives a private option for venting.
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