In January 2015 Asian Efficiency launched its podcast on iTunes. The second podcast was on journaling. With almost 17,000 downloads, it has been one of the most popular episodes to date.
I believe the reason so many people downloaded this episode is because a lot of AE readers and listeners feel like they should journal. Some may want a record of their life. Some may want to mirror the actions of famous thought leader (Thomas Jefferson) or entrepreneur (Richard Branson) who have a journaling practice.
In this episode, Aaron and I talk about the obvious and not so obvious benefits of journaling as well as the nuts and bolts of how you can start a structured journaling practice. Structured journaling is more than a recording of your life. Among other things, this type of daily writing will help you:
- start new habits
- review what you’ve read
- set priories for your day
- remember your accomplishments
- increase your happiness
A journal can be much more than meets the eye. It’s there to help you live a better life. Listen to this episode to find out how you can start a strategic journal that takes only 10 minutes a day:
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