Would you like lower stress, increased focus, improved memory, faster learning? Sounds good? There is one simple 5 minute daily habit that can help. It will also make you a better communicator. It might be worth a test?
There are 3 major benefits of keeping a written journal.
- Writing slows down time
- The past is a great resource, but only if well documented
- A journal is a good life habit, increased mindfulness and awareness of the patterns around you
How about 5 minutes a day for the next 30 days? Have a go. If it works, great. If it doesn’t, burn the pages and send me an email requesting (politely) the return of the 150 minutes that were “wasted” in this endeavor.
I write in a paper notepad with a biro. This works best for me. There was a 2 year period where I wrote on a Palm Pilot (1997-1999). Others write on a computer or iPad.
Do you have a journal? Would love to know how you do it – what tool do you use? do you do it at a regular time? what are the positive benefits that you have seen from journaling?