Wed, 16 January 2019
You may have heard of the idea of “practicing gratitude” - but how do you actually do it?
One of the keys in recent years for me has been journaling. Why? The starting point to having the courage to be who you are, no matter the context, is being comfortable with yourself. You have to learn to spend time alone, to self-reflect, and to become increasingly self-aware.
I’ve journaled for a long time, but in recent years (especially after starting my own business) I realized I needed a system that helped me ask better questions and reflect on my own emotions in a deeper way.
Generally, I journal both in the morning and in the evening. In addition to free-writing, I use these two frameworks:
To keep things fresh, I use 4 sub-categories when documenting what I’m grateful for:
My Tools of the Trade: