Gratitude Journaling Made Easy!
fresh perspective. Stress reduction, reinforced self-esteem, better sleep, less anxiety, and depression are just a few of the benefits of gratitude journaling and best of all, the positive effects begin to manifest very quickly.
Your journal need not be expensive or fancy. Choose a small, notebook that’s durable and portable if you’d like to make notes in it throughout the day. Or, if you’re totally into doing things online, there is always the option of using your smartphone or tablet to record your daily thankfulness. There are also apps available to help guide you, too.
To make your gratitude journaling as easy as possible, here are 4 tips to get started!
The first and most important step in creating a gratitude journal is the willingness to open your eyes and heart each day to finding something genuinely worthy of thanksgiving.
Choose the best time for writing in your journal. Start slowly by setting aside no more than 10-15 minutes. In the beginning, some days you may be tempted to skip writing. Don’t! It’s imperative to honor the time you’ve set aside for