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Keeping a journal has been in practice for hundreds of
years because of the benefits the habit brings…

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Keeping a journal has been in practice for hundreds of years because of the benefits the habit brings. Queen Victoria kept a journal for over 70 years and Dublin born Oscar Wilde stated: “I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on the train.”

I call journalling a ‘love letter’ to yourself because when we start writing, we soon discover that we need that ‘love letter’. Every relationship that we have in our lives radiates with the ripples of whether we love ourselves or not. And I don’t mean in a narcissistic or self-absorbed way, but in a healthy, honest and self-reflective way. When you journal, you access the left hemisphere of the brain (the logical analytical side) which leaves the right hemisphere of the brain free to create, feel and intuit situations.

 

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