THE BENEFITS OF JOURNALING AND HOW TO START | You can experience a greater sense of well being with journaling. Despite a busy life, there was something appealing about the freedom of thought and expression without rules expectations or judgment. Putting my thoughts on paper has helped me create a deeper self-awareness and a mindset of clarity. Click through to get the tips, tools and prompts I used to start journaling daily! Download the Beginner's Guide to Journaling.