At the beginning of each year, we get excited, we buy a nice agenda and we start writing new year’s goals and ideas. But this excitement usually fades out after the first few months, and the agenda becomes a belonging in a forgotten drawer. What is journaling? And why is it important for moms? And how can you stick to this habit after the new year’s excitement fades? Read on to find out.
At the end of the year, during the holiday season, we usually take time to reflect on the past year’s achievements and mistakes and start putting up a plan with goals for the coming year. Usually, this excitement fades because we set the bar of expectations unrealistically high, which causes frustration and a lack of continuity. So the agenda becomes a forgotten asset only used for the first few months of the year.
For a mom, journaling is quality time spent with herself to listen to her inner thoughts and feelings and to reflect on them using pen and paper. You can even consider it a therapy session without a therapist where you share your thoughts and feelings with your notebook which becomes a guide that helps you deal with the avalanche of emotions and ideas you have.
For journaling to be effective and beneficial, it is essential to realize what you will write, and what type of journaling you need. Below are the main types of journaling:
Wishing you enjoyable journaling and a year full of achievements.
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