"Journal writing allows you to write down your experiences and thoughts and use them to identify your future goals and aims. Writing down even everyday experiences helps in identifying various mistakes that have been made or decisions that have proven to be unfruitful." (Spreeder, Why you need to write a journal).
I could not agree more with the above words. Journaling is a wonderful way to practice self-care and mindfulness. To kick off the first week of season two, mental self care, I figured journaling was the best place to start. In this article I will talk about how I have hit pause every day by writing in my journal and will also mention six ways that journaling has helped me and my mental health.