I really need to do one of these.
A Wellness Journal is a simple tool which contains coping strategy used by individuals who suffer from depression, bipolar, or other mood disorders to help keep themselves healthy. It contains about twenty different sections that are created when you are in a good mood so that you can use it to prevent or get out of depression. It is a tool that does not replace medication or counseling, but augments existing treatments.
A good Wellness Journal is like creating a savings account. When you are feeling well you contribute to your journal. Then when you are down, or are seeing warning signs that you may be entering a down you make a withdrawal from your journal. However unlike a financial savings account, a withdrawal from this account does not reduce your savings. One entry can be withdrawn hundreds of times.
A Wellness Journal is powerful and proactive yet it is…
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