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5 Ways Keeping A Journal Can Help You De-Stress

1. It forces you to unplug and recharge.
2. Gratitude journaling can make you happier.
3. Writing in a diary can reduce stress.
4. Journaling can help you to "throw away" negative thoughts.
5. It's empowering.

Get some nice stationery while you're at it because...

“Dinner over, we produced a bundle of pens, a copious supply of ink, and a goodly show of writing and blotting paper. For there was something very comfortable in having plenty of stationery.”
— Charles Dickens, Great Expectations (1861)

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  • Gloria Chiang

    This got posted before I'd finished writing.

    1. It forces you to unplug and recharge.
    2. Gratitude journaling can make you happier.
    3. Writing in a diary can reduce stress.
    4. Journaling can help you to "throw away" negative thoughts.
    5. It's empowering.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/13/5-ways-keeping-a-journal-_n_2671735.html

    Get some nice stationery while you're at it because

    “Dinner over, we produced a bundle of pens, a copious supply of ink, and a goodly show of writing and blotting paper. For there was something very comfortable in having plenty of stationery.”
    — Charles Dickens, Great Expectations (1861)