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Journaling for Maximum Impact

If you keep a daily personal journal, you already know that it helps you focus on goals and directs your thoughts and intentions toward dreams and desires. The positive outcomes that appear in your life are the result of focus. If you don’t keep a journal now, try a journaling experiment to see if this exercise has payoffs for you. Journal in the morning or after taking a 30-minute break from work. Don’t journal while watching television or alongside other distractions. You can also journal after taking a walk, a drive, or perhaps after working out.

This time gap puts you in a more creative mindset. Journal four things—and try to do this daily—your ideas and sudden insights; positive statements that you will achieve your goals, plans, and strategies; and thanks and acknowledgements for positive outcomes you are experiencing.

The Life-Work Connections Employee Assistance Program is brought to you by Well-U, helping eligible individuals to assess issues, and provide short-term counseling and referrals.

Keith Stein | 8/8/2019

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