How Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life


When you keep a daily journal it gives you an in-depth analysis and evaluation of your daily experiences and will increase your self-awareness. It is a habit that has a powerful impact on your life. Most try and fail in this habit so let’s take a look at why you should be never missing a day in life without journaling.

It optimizes your creative potential

When you start keeping a daily journal you capture all your ideas, thoughts creative bursts helping you learn more and become a problem solver.

It helps in making your goals clearer to you

On a daily basis, you will review and hone your life vision and the bigger picture. When you rewrite your goals every day they become forged into your subconscious mind. Your dreams and visions become more real for you.

It generates clarity and congruence

Details in your life that need more attention or needs to be eliminated become more clear. When you write down your thoughts you create the life you desire. You have the power to create the life you want. Self-discovery is a path through which your innermost desires can be established.

It clears all your emotions

There are many studies that prove that writing and maintaining a journal can reduce stress levels. It is a way of releasing the pent up thoughts and emotions and helps in managing your feelings and keeping a tab on your emotions. It helps in detachment and letting go of the past. It helps you look at things from a different perspective. It is indeed therapeutic and makes you wiser.

You focus on gratitude

The importance of gratitude has been talked about time and again. Even in a bad mood, the insightful writing will shift your mind towards gratitude. You write about the little things that make you happy in life and become grateful for the bigger picture.

It records your life history

You can record every life event, experience and thoughts you have daily through journaling. This you can check back and reflect upon or review how you have grown and how far you have come.