Writing facilitates change.

Nothing facilitates change better than writing. It's a natural process to be in, and it's the very thing that makes you a writer.

Writing facilitates change.

By Michell Léon

One of the reasons why writing works so well for personal development is that it has a natural facilitation effect to it. Whenever you write, you change. It's not always a huge change, of course, but there will always be a change taking place.

For some people that's scary and for others it's godsend magic. I personally belong in the latter category and find writing the best tool out there for personal development.

It doesn't require anything but pen and paper to facilitate whatever change you want. Most likely including physical exercise, as I pointed out in The Explorer last Wednesday.

In a world where constant change is inevitable, I find it a lot easier relating to all that change by sitting down and writing about it. I don't have to do anything else. I really like that.

Approved by science

But don't take my word for it. Look at the science on it, which tells us that simply writing about something with pen and paper facilitates an emotional, mental, and physical change.

It's why writing a diary is so effective for adjusting your condition on a daily basis. It just works. No other stuff is needed.

You can enhance the effect, though. All you have to do is this,