This passage discusses why people keep journals.

Lexile Level: 890L

Categories: Classics & Literature

Have you ever kept a journal? Journals are an excellent way to record your thoughts, activities, and experiences each day. They can also be healthy places to express your emotions. Writing can be a great tool to reduce stress levels and anxiety. You could use a journal to keep track of important information that you might need at a later time. If you need to know on which date an event occurred, it would be easy to consult your journal for the answer. When you are older, journals you kept when you were younger could also be wonderful windows into your past. You would be able to read about what you were doing or how you were feeling at any certain age. Your journal could be a way to remember things that you might otherwise forget. It could also help you remember important ideas and feelings.

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