10 Great Reasons to Journal Once a Day

10 Great Reasons to Journal Once a Day

10 Great Reasons to Journal Once a Day

Sweep away the debris of the day.

In just 10 minutes, before you go to sleep in the evening, you can journal to set yourself up for success.

No matter how you felt during the day, or what your mood by the end, journaling offers an avenue of clearing the soul.

Set Yourself Up For Success

Prepare yourself for success by clearing the past and opening up to the opportunities to come.

Journaling offers these benefits:

1. Consistency. When you’re consistent about anything, you’re developing a pattern and journaling is an excellent pattern to develop as it helps you stay on target and presses the reset button for the following day.

2. Revision. Journaling is about revising the day. Not the situations, but your moods and emotions. How you handled yourself and how much you’ve appreciated the experience.

3. Appreciation is the path of connection. When you are connected to your higher self or who you truly are, then you are on track and in the zone. Sleep is encouraged and dreams are much more peaceful.

4. Clarifying. If the day has not been something to appreciate, journaling gives you the opportunity to clarify your thoughts. Write your moods and how you felt, then look for something to appreciate. It will help you gain clarity in moving forward.

5. Cementing your Thoughts. When you have appreciated your day and are in an uplifting mood because of the day, or just from journaling, this is the time that new thoughts and opportunities pour forth. Writing down these inspirations is the way to cement your thoughts for the next day.

6. Refining your direction. Sometimes there is the opportunity for change. Journaling your moods helps you relax so that you can gain clarity on your choices and what feels like the next step.

7. Communication. This is the time we communicate with our Higher Selves. The all knowing, bigger picture dudes who hang around to help us find our feet and give us clarity. Our moods are the communication with our Higher Selves and its a great time to hand over any problems of questions with the expectation of clarity.

8. Support. I’m talking about feeling supported. When you connect with your Higher Self, you feel supported and loved. Sometimes life can be a lonely journey, even with a partner and it’s nice to feel supported. Your journal listens, so pour your moods out and then appreciate something you felt.

9. Confirmation. These are the runs on the board. Which means that when you’ve experienced an event that has worked or unfolded beautifully, you journal it and this becomes your runs on the board. These are important because you know you’ve already accomplished what it takes. It’s both confirmation and congratulations.

10. Longevity. Connection through journaling will give you the encouragement you need to keep going. When we feel connected, we feel inspired. So you’re less likely to give up. Keep the lines of communication open by journaling and let the inspiration pour forth onto your pages.

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Journaling Gives You the Opportunity to End Your Day On a High Note

When you journal before bed, it gives you the opportunity to clear the stresses of the day. Journaling simply clears your thoughts and dissolves problems. Any stress or angst can be written down. It allows you to let go and pave the way to a great new beginning. The intention for journaling is to feel good. So, even if you begin unhappy, you can end feeling great. It sets up your new day.

My 2 rules for journaling are:

  1. Forget the situation. Write about how you felt, your mood. Get it all out.
  2. Find something to appreciate to end on. If you can’t find something in your life that you love, then make something up and write as if. Your mind actually doesn’t know the difference between what is real and what is imagined. Your moods will respond accordingly.

Journal Just Before You Sleep

The end of the day is an excellent time for journaling as it sets you up for a good sleep and clears your mind for the next morning. Then, if you pick up where you left off the night before, like most people do, appreciation is a pretty good mood to begin your day.

Don’t worry if you can’t get into the space of appreciation, just find the best mood you can and write your way to feeling better and better. Check out the Mood Map for guidance.

I’ve been journaling in the evening for close to 7 years. It has improved my quality of sleep and it also helps me to connect and redirect my moods so that I’m not living my life by default but choosing to design a life I love. I’m also amazed at what I write sometimes. It really is an inner connection that channels the very broadest of inspiration and knowledge.

Give it a go, you’ll be surprised.


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About Gayle Maree

Gayle overcame decades of limiting beliefs about success and money to live a life she had only dreamt about. She spends her time between USA and Australia (home to their 7 grown children and Natural Health Clinic) and conducts workshops all over the world with husband of 30 years, Allan; helping purpose-driven women like you, shed their old patterns and beliefs to manifest the happiness they truly deserve.

People are attracted to Gayle for the high energy, intuitive insights and deep wisdom; and for the powerful transformation they gain through 6D Mood Mastery.

Are you ready to transform your life?

Her key course is 6D Mood Mastery©, and 6 Foundations for a Successful Online Business©.

Gayle is a Spiritual Counselor, Mother, Entrepreneur and Eternal Optimist. She is co-author of 6 Dimensions of Healing©, author of 6 Foundations of a Successful Online Business©  and Habits of Happiness.

Her mission is to empower people to recognize their own inner guidance so they can take the path of happiness to manifest their dreams.

Recognizing The Guidance of Our Higher-Self

Recognizing The Guidance of Our Higher-Self

Recognizing The Guidance of Our Higher-Self

We are Never Alone

If we are being guided, then how do we recognize the guidance our Higher-Self is providing?

Less than 10% of who we are, incarnates into the physical world, the other 90% stays behind in non-physical to guide us. Which means we are never alone. Even when we think we are (check out Footprints in the Sand poem, Mary Stevenson 1936), there is always our non-physical family guiding us towards some relief.

We call this non-physical family our Higher-Self and that’s quite an accurate description. Our guidance has the clarity that we can’t see and has a much broader perspective from which to gain information. Our Higher-Self carries the wisdom of hindsight and can see all the opportunities that will present themselves. No matter what you call them, our Higher-Self always has our best interests at heart.

So how do we recognise our Higher Self speaking?

Does it come from words or is it painted on a billboard?

It can come in many, many different ways. Through thought and inspiration, via a friend or acquaintance, even a complete stranger. It can be written on a billboard or in the sand, often at 3am or in the midst of a crisis.

How do we know what is guidance?

That’s a really great question. Often we don’t. We are stubborn as human beings and we miss the message. But don’t worry, we’ll get another and another. We’ve all heard the story of a man who was waiting for God to save him. Here’s a reminder:

A man was sitting on the roof of his house in a severe flood, waiting for God to save him. A row- boat came along and asked the man to jump in. He refused, saying that he was waiting for God to save him. The deeply religious man had great faith and it wasn’t long until a rescue squad turned up. Refusing their help, he stated faithfully that God would save him. The water was rising rapidly and swirling all around him. He was getting very nervous when a helicopter hovered overhead and sent down a rope. The man ignored it, saying that God wouldn’t let him down in his hour of need.

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higher self, guidanceThe stranded man drowned and when he went to heaven asked God “Why didn’t you save me? I was standing on my roof surrounded by water, waiting for you to come. Why didn’t you come?” God replied, “I sent you two rescue boats and a helicopter. What more did you want?” 

Recognising the messages from our Higher-Self is a significant part of our own expansion. Sometimes they sound like a whisper and other times, like anger. It’s not because they’re angry with us, but because that is all we can hear. Our higher self will always send someone to intersect our situation, reflect our moods and divert a path that seems out of control.

Does Our Higher-Self sound like Love?

The people around us are our messengers. When we come across an angry person, it isn’t because we’re angry, it’s because that’s all we can hear. It’s often enough to help us change direction. When we have a car accident or a cancer, it isn’t the first hint that something is awry. We have ignored a stream of higher interventions to arrive at this point.

It’s ok if we don’t recognise the people who reflect us as heaven sent. They don’t realise they’re an instigator for change in our lives. They’re not looking for accolades. They’re there to do a job and that’s to get our attention. When this happens, we can make different choices. Is this the direction we want or would we prefer something better?

Does the Higher-Self Judge Us?

It’s not the job of our Higher-Self to judge what’s right and what’s wrong for us. It’s their job to support and love us and offer us a path in the direction we chose before we even came into this life. This they do in whatever capacity we can notice. For instance, when we are angry, we can’t hear harps and angels, we can only hear anger. When we’re depressed, we’re a long way from having inspiration, but we can notice people that belittle us.

So next time you’re having a bad day, look at what has presented itself, whether people or situations and instead of blaming them for your bad mood, ask yourself one question? “What are they telling me?” The answer is always right in front of you. It’s manifested by your mood.

 

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About Gayle Maree

Gayle overcame decades of limiting beliefs about success and money to live a life she had only dreamt about. She spends her time between USA and Australia (home to their 7 grown children and Natural Health Clinic) and conducts workshops all over the world with husband of 30 years, Allan; helping purpose-driven women like you, shed their old patterns and beliefs to manifest the happiness they truly deserve.

People are attracted to Gayle for the high energy, intuitive insights and deep wisdom; and for the powerful transformation they gain through 6D Mood Mastery.

Are you ready to transform your life?

Her key course is 6D Mood Mastery©, and 6 Foundations for a Successful Online Business©.

Gayle is a Spiritual Counselor, Mother, Entrepreneur and Eternal Optimist. She is co-author of 6 Dimensions of Healing©, author of 6 Foundations of a Successful Online Business©  and Habits of Happiness.

Her mission is to empower people to recognize their own inner guidance so they can take the path of happiness to manifest their dreams.