Why do people journal? The reasons are endless and usually very personal.
Every night my grandmother used to write one or two sentences about what she did that day in her pocket calendar. Then, she’d pull out her calendar from the previous year to see what she did that same day a year ago. At the time I didn’t think of it as a journaling, but now I see that it was. And the reason she did this so consistently for decades was simply because it brought her joy.
Your reasons for journaling will likely change over time as your practice evolves, but understanding the why behind your journaling can help you maintain a consistent routine.
25 Reasons to Journal
Journaling is personal. Everyone seems to have a unique reason for transcribing their thoughts onto paper. Maybe it just feels good to get it all out. Or maybe you’ve discovered journaling is an effective tool to help you move through challenging moments.
As you consider your own personal reasons, here are 25 reasons to journal:Read More