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  • Writer's pictureOanh Kim

How Journaling Became My Therapy: Finding Peace of Mind

"Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go." - E.L. Doctorow

Discovering journaling has been a game-changer for me. It's not just jotting things down; it's become my go-to way to keep my head straight, especially when I'm about to blow my top. Instead of blowing up in front of loved ones, I step away and let it out on paper.

My Safe Haven: Why I Turn to Journaling

Writing things down feels like a weight off my shoulders. My journal doesn't judge; it just lets me vent without any strings attached. When things get heated, I take a breather and write out my frustrations, cares, and whatever's eating at me.

Confronting the Tough Stuff: Journaling as Healing

Rather than tackling my issues head-on when my emotions are on overdrive, I've found that jotting them down in my journal helps me make sense of them. It's like gently untangling knots instead of wrestling with them in the moment. Journaling has helped me work through anger problems that used to trip me up.

Finding Clarity and Liberation in Words

Putting pen to paper has been a game-changer. It's not just about getting things off my chest; it's about untangling the mess in my head. My journal is like a friend I can confide in, and it's helped me navigate rough patches with a clearer mind.

A Lifelong Tool for Growth

As I journey forward, my journal remains my constant companion. It's more than just an avenue for venting – it's a mirror that reflects my evolution, a testament to my resilience. With each entry, I am reminded of the transformative power of self-expression, of the catharsis that comes from releasing the weight of unspoken thoughts.

In a world full of chaos, journaling has become my peaceful oasis. With pen in hand, I continue to traverse the labyrinth of life, confident that my journal will forever be my compass, guiding me towards the shores of mindfulness and tranquility.


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