thing works with journaling. If you have hundreds of little thoughts swirling around your mind and jabbing at your psyche all day, writing them out on paper can help your mind process everything into a narrative that makes sense. In other words, writing out your thoughts forces you to put the gibberish running through your mind into a fluid storyline.
Additionally, you might surprise yourself with what you’re writing! As you tap into your analytical, dominant brain to write out your thoughts, phrases, ideas, and statements can pop up that were stuck a little too far back in our minds for us to realize before.
Those voices in your head can feel really powerful, but once you write them out on paper in front of you, they seem less scary, which can help you regain control of your emotions.
If you’re unfamiliar with journaling, follow these tips:
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Dr. Toni is a Best-selling author, Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP) & Registered Herbalist in San Diego, California. She holds a PhD in psychology, and a Clinical Herbalist Certificate, an HHP certificate and is a Certified Trainer in the Success Principles. In private practice as a HHP she has been influenced by a variety of clinical modalities and orientations, and by the diverse life experiences of her clients. Toni’s approach to healing is holistic & transpersonal. In her work, she integrates the principles of Eastern and Western nutrition, herbololgy, energy medicine, Buddhist mindfulness and personal counseling to assist others in working through their physical or emotional blocks to attain optimal health.