Benefits of Journaling About an Upheaval

I am a bit of a science geek when it comes to learning about the benefits of expressive writing. So many writing studies have been done about the biological and physical benefits of a consistent expressive writing practice. The evidence I share with you is from Dr. Pennebaker’s book titled Opening Up by Writing it Down.

What benefits have you noticed when you take part in journaling or another form of expressive arts?