For me, one of the most important part of my journals is expressing gratitude. There have been so many studies about the importance of gratitude journals (read more from Amy Morin on Psychology Today), and I have found it is really helpful to think about things you’re grateful for every day.
Over the years, I have tried several different formats for the gratitude sections of my journal. At first, I had a separate journal where I recorded three things I was grateful for every day.
Then, I decided I wanted it in my journal, so I listed five things I was grateful for every day in the back. For those lists, I tried to focus on moments or people that made me happy, rather than things.Read more on themighty.com