A term made popular in the 1980s, life hacking is all about finding ways to increase the productivity in your life via shortcuts, little tricks, different skills, or even novelties. It’s all about increasing efficiency and quality of life, and everyone’s life could use a few good hacks. If you’re not sure what life hacking […]
Not only have diaries evolved throughout the course of history in terms of how a person’s life is logged, but the terminology used to subscribe a diary has also come a long way. For instance, you may have heard terms like “quantified self” before, not realizing what they meant. Well, in relation to diaries, quantified […]
Keeping a diary is something you may have considered before only to draw the conclusion that it’s rather immature. However, keeping a personal journal is quite the opposite. Recording your daily thoughts is actually an ongoing process that takes a lot of maturity – and even a lot of courage to follow through with. You […]
Since the advent of the Internet as we know it today, millions upon millions of people have created blogs, podcasts and video journals in order to share their experiences with the world and to also have a digital record of their trials and tribulations. Being personal on that level, and also confident enough to possibly […]
Many different scientific studies have been conducted involving diaries, and as they relate to stress-management and relief in particular, the results are fairly clear. Keeping a diary can help you to relieve mental stress just as well as any other outlet available to you. The science was once iffy at best, as “stress” in general was considered a myth of the mind in some precincts. But as medical science has advanced, dozens of studies have uncovered the fact that pouring your proverbial soul out via the pages of your diary can have mental and physical benefits.
For stress-relief in particular, recording a diary will benefit you in numerous ways. If only because you finally get to remove those worrisome thoughts from your shoulders, that would be reason enough. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Read below and learn about how recording a diary can aid you in getting rid of stress.