When we experience a crisis, our pre-frontal cortex goes offline. In other words, at the very moment we need the logical, thinking part of our brain, it isn’t there for us! This is because our brains haven’t evolved beyond reacting automatically to a crisis with purely survival in mind. This ‘fight or flight’ response worked … Read More about How to Use Your Journal During a Crisis
Was journaling one of your New Year goals? Do you long to make it part of your self-care routine? Maybe you’ve read all about it, seen how popular it is on Instagram, and you’re convinced about the benefits? So why can’t you get going? Perhaps you know how to create a journaling habit, but you’re … Read More about Why You Don’t Want to Journal and What to Do About It
What is a Therapy Journal? A therapy journal is a place to document your anxieties, reflections and hopes about the therapy journey you are on. It’s a useful tool because when you’re receiving therapy, the most important and valuable work goes on in-between sessions. Getting the Most Out of Therapy Attending therapy is a true … Read More about What is a Therapy Journal and How Can it Help?
You know journaling is a good idea and you’re trying to make it part of your daily routine. Maybe you’ve done something really positive for your mental health by purchasing The CBT Journal. You’re convinced by the potential benefits and you’re eager to give it your best shot. Today, I’m going to tell you how … Read More about How to Get the Most Out of Your Journal
What is a Gratitude Journal? A gratitude journal is created through the practice or habit of regularly noticing the things you’re grateful for and writing them down. Practicing gratitude isn’t just a logical thinking task. It should also be an emotional and physiological experience. Writing your feelings down is key. Why Do We Need Gratitude … Read More about What Is a Gratitude Journal?