Putting pen to paper has all sorts of powers. It provides a space to pause and invite moments of calm into your busy routine, it's a rare chance to simply check-in with yourself. Find out below how you can improve certain areas of your life by reflecting on the positives in order to keep you feeling grateful on the good days and the bad.
Focus on the Positives
With social media being such a big part of our lives, it's easy to start comparing what everyone else has and get stuck with negative thoughts. Take the time to focus on the good things in your life by writing down what you are thankful for. Seeing these thoughts written down will make them more concrete and real.
Reduce Stress with Journaling
Grateful people take better care of themselves as they live a healthier life and can manage stress a lot easier. Journaling is an effective way to spot any negative patterns in our mental health and help us reflect on the days we felt worried, meaning it's easier to get to the root of what caused those feelings.
Our journals have ample space for you to reflect daily, weekly or even yearly. Don't wait for new year resolutions to make changes, start by noting down your feelings and thoughts that have been stuck in your mind. Seeing your priorities on paper will help you find areas in your life that may have been neglected.
Maintaining a Gratitude Journal
Gratitude isn’t just for appreciating those big moments in life, you can feel thankful for the simple things too. Keep up with your gratitude by setting an alarm before bed to spend 10-15 minutes writing down at least 5 things you are grateful for that day. Journal when it feels right for you, the benefits really are worth it.