Importance of Keeping a Journal

In Self Improvement, Short Thoughts, Stoicism

I’ve recently reached the two year mark of keeping an almost-daily journal.

This has been incredibly useful, as each day I look back on what I was writing one or two years ago on the same day, and it is interesting to see how my priorities and goals have changed.

It also enables me to get perspective on how I dealt with problems, and how now those problems seem so small and irrelevant, and yet while I was living through them they really felt like a big deal, and sometimes caused me sleepless nights.

Now, I just remind myself that in a year or two I’ll be reading whatever I write, and it won’t seem like a big deal, so why make a big deal of it right now?

Let’s stop losing sleep over the little things.

Submit a comment