History of Journaling
Samuel Pepys (1633–1703) is the earliest diarist who is well known today; his diaries, preserved in Magdalene College, Cambridge, were first transcribed and published in 1825. Pepys was amongst the first who took the diary beyond mere business transaction notation, into the realm of the personal.
Why You Should Journal
We find, journaling allows you to track patterns, improvement and changes over time. Looking back at previous entries you will be able to see problems that you’ve been able to overcome. Being reminded of the strength that you had in other situations helps us to move forward with more confidence.