For most her life, Christina Suchon has lived with depression. Through the ups and downs, one thing that’s helped her is writing in a journal.
“Even if it’s just total negative, garbage nonsense that I’m scribbling on a page, it helps clear my mind and figure out what is exactly bothering me,” says Suchon, who lives in Tijuana, Mexico.
Many mental health experts recommend journaling because it can improve your mood and manage symptoms of depression. Studies support this and suggest journaling is good for your mental health. It may also make therapy work better.
“Journaling is not a cure-all,”…