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Taking time for self-reflection helps us grow and strengthens our brains. Dust off your favorite journal and write down the highs, lows, and moments of hope from your day today. You can even take it a step further and write tomorrow’s date on the next page and keep the journal going. You’ll be amazed at how much you learn and grow as you continue to put your thoughts on paper and get into a habit of self-care.

Learn more about the benefits of journaling and check out some tips and tricks for getting started.

83 Benefits of Journaling for Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Management – access the article here!

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.” — J.M. Barrie

“Keeping a personal journal a daily in-depth analysis and evaluation of your experiences is a high-leverage activity that increases self-awareness and enhances all the endowments and the synergy among them.” — Stephen R.Covey




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