Practice of Journaling
Journaling helps control your symptoms and improves your mood by: Helping you prioritise problems, fears, and concerns. Tracking any symptoms day-to-day so that you can recognize triggers and learn ways to better control them. Providing an opportunity for positive self-talk and identifying negative thoughts and ...
Journaling evokes mindfulness and helps oneself to remain present while keeping perspective. It presents an opportunity for emotional release and helps the brain regulate emotions. It provides a greater sense of confidence and self-identity
Studies have also shown that journaling can reduce the frequency of intrusive, depressive thoughts, help college students who are vulnerable to depression, and reduce overall levels of depression in those diagnosed with a Major Depressive Disorder.
Have you ever felt that no one was listening to you?
Have you ever felt, you are alone?
Have you ever felt afraid to share your thoughts and emotions cos you’re afraid of being judged?
Have you ever felt you don’t fit?
Have you ever felt that your thoughts are distracting you and so overwhelming that it keeps you away from being in the present moment?
“Life is only available in the present moment”
So when you reflect, ask yourself, am I really an instrument to run after something, either it’s past, present or future or can I actually take care of myself in this present moment. What is the future made up of, it’s the here and now. If you want to take care of the future, learn to handle the present moment.