Whether you're journaling from a blank page or with the help of a guided journal like mine. Journaling can help us reduce stress and anxiety and manage our mental health!
Per the article below, journaling/expressive writing has been found to:
Boost your mood/affect;
Enhance your sense of well-being;
Reduce symptoms of depression before an important event (like an exam);
Reduce intrusion and avoidance symptoms post-trauma;
Improve your working memory (Baikie & Wilhelm, 2005).
Take a look at some of the other benefits outlined in this recent article. And, no matter how you journal, just keep at it!