I have loved writing since I was very young. It’s a great way to express yourself and get things out of your system. Blogging connects me to the entire world really. I get to share what I enjoy, what inspires me, and ways to help other people through the written word. Here are some ways that writing and blogging can help improve your mental health.
If you are disabled, you may have a lot of free time on your hands. Writing and blogging three or five times a week gives you a structure to your life. You have things you need to accomplish on any given day. It gives you something to plan your life around.
You may want to make money from blogging or even write a book through your blog. Writing and blogging give you an opportunity to set goals. Goals are a way to measure progress. Goals make you push yourself to do better. Goals improve your life.
If you’re anything like me, you might need some help in the organization department. Creating an editorial calendar is really fun for me. I have to plan things in advance and organize my thoughts and plans for what to write about.
Writing helps you communicate with others. It’s good to improve your writing skills for a lot of aspects of your life. As a disabled person, you may occasionally have to advocate through yourself through writing. It’s a good skill to have and one I use quite often. Best to keep those skills sharp.
Lastly, and perhaps most importantly, writing and blogging is a creative outlet. It’s a way of expressing yourself. It helps me get things out. I have to brainstorm. I have to take photos, choose fonts, and design my website. Your blog is a representation of you, in a creative form.