Words have power, whether you choose or harness it or not. What we say about ourselves, our affirmations, define who we are and how we see ourselves. Negative self-talk brings us down, whereas positive affirmations lift us up.
There are a myriad of benefits to keeping up with your thoughts, ideas, and emotions. Journaling or keeping a diary improves your health. Both mentally and physically. It provides an outlet for you that no-one else will see. Journaling allows you to express your thoughts, emotions, concerts, etc. in a safe and friendly environment.