3 Ways Journaling Can Help You Be More Productive, Focused and Motivated

May journaling support you to live a productive and self-aware life.

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By Eric Maisel

Over the next several posts, I’d like to present some guest thoughts from interesting folks in my online community. Today’s is from Lynda Monk, director of the International Association for Journal Writing. Please enjoy!

Most of us want to feel productive and motivated in our lives and work. Feeling this way is not always easy amidst multiple responsibilities and demands on our time. One of the tools that I use to help me stay productive, focused and motivated is regular journal writing.

Here are 3 ways journaling can be helpful and support you and your productivity:

1) Use Journaling to Process Your Thoughts, Feelings — and Blocks!

Journal writing offers you a place to vent, release stress and process emotions that might cause procrastination and resistance. In fact, your journal can be a place to explore your thoughts on both your productivity and procrastination.

Try this Journaling Activity

Set a timer for 10 minutes and write your thoughts and feelings about productivity and/or procrastination. These journaling…

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Change Becomes You

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