On keeping a Diary
Continuing with yesterdays topic about journaling and diaries, Maria Popova on the creative benefits of keeping a diary
We are creatures of remarkable moodiness and mental turbulence, and what we think we believe at any given moment — those capital-T Truths we arrive at about ourselves and the world — can be profoundly different from our beliefs a decade, a year, and sometimes even a day later.
The benefits to keeping a diary is numerous to say the very least. That said, the entire article is a very nice read about how diaries have helped authors shape themselves and their writing. Don’t forget to read the article.