Money Worries And Journaling While many may think of journaling as a harmless, completely reflective process, the truth is that keeping a journal can actually be a revolutionary act.
Journal writing helps us reclaim ourselves and use our power to create a better life than we have previously known. Journaling shows us how to be responsible for ourselves and our behavior. Keeping a personal journal helps us change the way we’ve always lived and begin to create the future we want.
The act of writing a journal brings the psyche face to face with itself, where it’s not possible to lie or pretend. Through writing down observations and thoughts, we begin to understand the origins of fear and stress. When those origins come to light, the individual gains the ability to creatively grow and change.
Take, for instance, a common phobia: fear of not having enough money. So many of us are jobless or otherwise compromised in our capacity to earn a living. The Great Recession started three years ago, but millions are still struggling with the depressed economy. Fears and woes over money are pervasive, and we all know such stress can lead to poor physical health and a …