Journaling has become a term thrown around in the self-care world for a while now. It’s become associated with aesthetic notebooks and morning “quiet time” and gratitude.
Even the words gratitude and affirmations have become trendy, for better or for worse. It’s great that these practices are starting to gain more awareness and traction in the mainstream, but their meaning can get sucked out as they grow bigger.
People will Instagram themselves journaling to somehow prove their mindfulness, but the intention is lost along the way (not to call anyone out).Read more on thoughtcatalog.com