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This Journaling Trick Can Change Your Perspective

Journaling your feelings actually has immeasurable health benefits you didn't even know about! Regular journaling strengthens immune cells, called T-lymphocytes and decreases the symptoms of asthma and rheumatoid arthritis. Aside from that, it's great for stress management and overall wellbeing! How great is that! I'm big on energy and releasing your energy into a positive space like a journal can help make all the difference. Here's the thing, when we journal, we tend to release all our feelings into on journal giving our notebooks this mixed bag of feelings that are messy and all over the place. The vibe our journals give off aren't necessarily all around positive.

This Journaling Trick Can Change Your Perspective

Here's the trick that might change the game: two journals! One for positive emotions and things that are going right in your life and one for negative emotions and fears. It splits up your feelings so they're not tumbling out of you at once. They help put away your thoughts in a more meaningful way and when you look back on them, you're not reading a mess of thoughts and emotions. You can see your failures, stresses, and worries right along with your achievements in a more organized way. Not sure where to start? Read on for more!

Journal 1: Use this journal for your negative thoughts. When you feel overwhelmed, nervous, or worried, take out this journal and write out what's bugging you!

Journal 2: This journal is for all good things! What are you grateful for? What's going right in your life? Any achievements? Write it out in this journal and see how your feel!

Get more journals to help organize other thoughts like an ideas journal or a goals journal. This will give your journals their own vibe while also organizing your thoughts at the same time!

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