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Atlantic Magazine - "The Value of Remembering Ordinary Moments"

There's a new article on the Atlantic magazine: "The Value of Remembering Ordinary Moments" by Cody Delistraty. If you are interested in journaling, you should read the whole thing. The article describes research from Ting Zhang of Harvard University, in which she discovered that students' interest in reviewing events of their lives increased as time passed after documenting them. And of the moments, ordinary ones were more interesting than significant ones. 

A journaling exercise from "Leading the Life You Want"

More on journaling in "Leading the Life You Want"

A real-life example of journaling and reflection

How to do a Weekly Reflection

For the past several weeks, we've been reminding you at the end of the week to do a Weekly Reflection based on your journal. Here is a simple approach for a regular reflection that you can use. Feel free to alter this as you see fit, and consider sharing your own approach with us as a comment to this post.