Was keeping a diary one of your New Year resolutions? How is it going? Have you felt bored with the monotonous routine of it and stopped? I too used to begin writing diary with a lot of enthusiasm but soon stopped it, terming it a useless exercise. The last time I started writing diary, I started with new insight, which I would like to share.
Is there a method to regularize writing and also make it a psychological exercise that can make impact your life in a great way?
Here is a way to do it
Begin to write only the good events that happen to you on a given day, and completely neglect the bad experiences. Recollect all the good things, however trivial they might be, and begin to document them. The glimpse of a sunrise in the morning that perked your mood, the smile of a child you saw in a mall, an idea that flashed in your mind, a mood-elevating song, or anything that brought joy to you. Write them all down.
Why? There are two things to understand.
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