With digital project management tools and various apps for tasks and lists, do we still need a physical diary?
Ultimately, it’s down to preferences, however, there are a few benefits to keeping a physical diary or planner. Here’s four reasons why writing things down will never go out of style.
Simplicity and focus
No set up or registration required. With a physical diary, all you need is a pen and you are good to go! Taking notes and planning by writing in a diary is simple, and more importantly, without notifications or distractions, you can focus on the task.
While you can quickly capture greater amounts of notes or tasks using a digital diary, one of the benefits of writing things down (slightly slower) is related to the quality of the information collected. Studies in university students have shown that we can process information more deeply when we can organise it more significantly, and this can lead to longer term learning.1
Reflection and personal growth
Taking the time to reflect is incredibly important for your mental health and having the tools to do so can be beneficial for your health. “Journaling is an incredible stress management tool, a good-for-you habit that lessens impact of physical stressors on your health.”2
At Winc, we can provide you with a wide range of diaries and planners so you can stay organised and productive, no matter where you’re working. Check out the full range online or speak to one of our stationery specialists to discuss your unique needs.
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11Aragón-Mendizábal, E., Delgado-Casas, C., Navarro-Guzmán, J.I., Menacho-Jiménez, I. and Romero-Oliva, M.F., 2016. ‘A comparative study of handwriting and computer typing in note-taking by university students.’ Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal, 24(2)
2Bailey, K., 2018, ‘5 Powerful Health Benefits of Journaling,’ <https://intermountainhealthcare.org/blogs/topics/live-well/2018/07/5-powerful-health-benefits-of-journaling/>
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