What a neat idea. I might try this as a way to be more mindful about my day. Who wants to write about how they slacked off all day? I think it's a similar concept to keeping a food journal. If you're writing down what you eat, you're less likely to make poor choices.
Do you still think of keeping a diary as an activity reserved for middle schoolers? Well, it’s time to reevaluate. Turns out, journaling about your job can make even the busiest professional happier, more motivated, and more productive at work.
In this video, psychologist and Harvard Business School professor Teresa Amabile shares her findings from analyzing over 238 diaries from happy and creative workers. Watch and learn why journaling is so useful and hear her tips on how to get started yourself.