7 Solid Reasons to Start Journaling and 10 Tips to Get Started!

Journaling is all the rage. There are stores dedicated to perfect journals and journaling supplies, websites designed to help you organize your thoughts into a neat journal, and thousands of resources and guides available to help you journal right. 

Journaling is the act of writing down your thoughts, feelings, and ideas into a notebook.

What is Journaling?

There are so many great reasons to start journaling. Some folks keep a food diary of what they’ve eaten to track allergic reactions or food sensitivities.

7 Reasons to Journal

One great reason to journal is to set your daily intentions and write down positive affirmations. Start your day with five minutes of journaling to write down an affirmation for yourself.

Setting Intentions and Affirmation

Journaling is a key aspect of self-care. Diving into your thoughts and letting them flow out onto paper can help you work through things.


One of my main reasons for journaling is to organize my thoughts. I have so much stuff floating around in my head that it’s impossible to keep track of everything.

Organize Your Thought