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Journaling: Antidote to C-PTSD; benefits we should know about

Published on Apr 25, 2024 07:00 PM IST
  • From boosting memory to alleviating overthinking, here are a few benefits of journaling we should be aware of.
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C-PTSD is a mental condition where a person experiences the symptoms of PTSD along with additional symptoms such as not being able to trust the people around them and feeling bouts of anger. Any mental disorder can be difficult to navigate. However, journaling and writing down our emotions can help us to sort them out and address them in a healthy way. "Journaling can be a transformative tool in the journey of healing from C-PTSD," wrote Therapist Linda Meredith. Here are a few benefits of journaling.(Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 25, 2024 07:00 PM IST

C-PTSD is a mental condition where a person experiences the symptoms of PTSD along with additional symptoms such as not being able to trust the people around them and feeling bouts of anger. Any mental disorder can be difficult to navigate. However, journaling and writing down our emotions can help us to sort them out and address them in a healthy way. "Journaling can be a transformative tool in the journey of healing from C-PTSD," wrote Therapist Linda Meredith. Here are a few benefits of journaling.(Pexels)

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When we write down our difficult emotions, we give ourselves the space to express and process them in a healthy way. (Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 25, 2024 07:00 PM IST

When we write down our difficult emotions, we give ourselves the space to express and process them in a healthy way. (Pinterest)

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Maintaining a journal on a regular basis helps us to track our progress and know how far we have come since. This helps in boosting confidence. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 25, 2024 07:00 PM IST

Maintaining a journal on a regular basis helps us to track our progress and know how far we have come since. This helps in boosting confidence. (Unsplash)

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When we write our emotions, we become more self-aware. This helps us to understand ourselves and delve deeper to find the origin of those emotions. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 25, 2024 07:00 PM IST

When we write our emotions, we become more self-aware. This helps us to understand ourselves and delve deeper to find the origin of those emotions. (Shutterstock)

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Rumination in C-PTSD can quickly lead to harmful overthinking. When we journal and put down our thoughts, we save ourselves from overthinking. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 25, 2024 07:00 PM IST

Rumination in C-PTSD can quickly lead to harmful overthinking. When we journal and put down our thoughts, we save ourselves from overthinking. (Pexels)

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Journaling helps us to remember the minute details of our lives. This also helps in improving memory and comprehension of our thoughts. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 25, 2024 07:00 PM IST

Journaling helps us to remember the minute details of our lives. This also helps in improving memory and comprehension of our thoughts. (Unsplash)

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