A century ago, everyone who could write kept a journal. Anymore, no one journals. One Harvard Business School professor argues that journaling is a huge productivity booster that could change your life. Unfortunately, journaling isn’t that easy to start. Forbes explains the benefits of journaling and also offers some tips on how to get started. For example:
Create a Ritual. When you’re tired after a long day, journaling might seem like the last thing you want to do. That’s why Amabile suggests leveraging the power of habit to help you keep your commitment. “Try to do it at the same time each day, when you’re not likely to be interrupted,” she advises. Whether it’s before work with your morning coffee, on your lunch break, or just before bed, find the time that works for you. The format (electronic or paper) doesn’t matter, says Amabile: focus on consistency.
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