Some of the most influential people in history kept detailed journals of their lives. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for posterity, and cathartic release for the people writing them. Even if you don’t think you need either, keeping a journal has benefits you can enjoy immediately. Here’s why you might want to sit down regularly to jot down your thoughts.
What does your ideal day look like? Would you believe there’s a scientifically correct answer to the question? Research into the human body — its hormone allotment, its rhythms, and its tendencies — has found that there are certain times of day when the body is just better at performing certain activities.