Journey & Journal share a similar Latin root that translates to “of one day.”
The concept of approaching recovery one day at a time dovetails beautifully with the practice of recording daily journal entries while traveling along this life-affirming journey to recover from your relationship scam experience.
Journaling is a Powerful Recovery Tool
Journaling is a powerful recovery tool that not only allows you to reflect on and record the many facets of your journey but also performs double duty as an aid for processing emotions. Whether the entries are ever revisited again is not important. What makes journaling so therapeutic is its function to heal the spirit.
In addition, keeping a journal is a highly effective coping tool for managing stress and reducing trauma. In recovery, every single action taken to manage stress and anxiety provides greater emotional stability, so journaling should have a prominent place in that toolbox.