The Benefits of Writing by Hand

The benefits of writing by handThe Benefits of Writing by Hand

There are many benefits of writing by hand: it is more therapeutic than typing by any method (regular keyboard, thumbing on a phone, or using a touch screen pad), it is also more relaxing. It can be an excellent late evening activity to relax you before you go to bed.

If you have problems on your mind, it is well known that is you pose these problems to your brain just before you go to sleep you have a very good chance of waking up the next morning with a solution.

By writing these problems out in your journal just before you go to bed, you are relaxing in the writing exercise, you are keeping your focus on one thing, which is also relaxing to the brain (stops the “whirring”) and at the same time, you are giving your brain food for night time thinking.

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