I stole this insight from Ryan Holiday’s interview on The Knowledge Project.
Ryan talked about how athletes don’t only improve by playing the game. They also watch hours and hours of video of themselves playing the game. They examine and investigate their performance to improve.
Journaling does that for the mind. When you journal, you examine and investigate your thoughts and habits and emotions. You improve and grow faster than you would if you were just “playing the game.”
For bonus points, put your journal online and you’ve got yourself a blog!
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