Journaling to reducing stress
Do you keep a journal? This article writes about how journaling, even for just a few minutes a day, can help you with your mental and physical health!
Here are some interesting facts from the article:
- Journaling can help you with your immunity.
- Emotional writing can heal mental and emotional wounds … after about two weeks.
- Pennebaker, a researcher, believes that writing about stress can help you come to terms with it.
The article also gives a few ideas for how to start journaling. You don’t need anything fancy! A pen and paper works, or maybe you start a document on your computer. The important part is to set aside a little time each day to connect with yourself and your feelings. Then just let your hands do the work. Get anything you are thinking or feeling out. This really helps you to process what is happening within yourself. Even if it doesn’t make sense, writing it out helps to clear your system!
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