We saw this and we were itching to share. If you have ever thought your blogging wasn’t doing anything you should read this.
This is a fascinating aspect of blogging you may never have thought about before. Do you know that blogging regularly is very beneficial to your health? Well, it is. We found it quite interesting that an activity like blogging would be connected with our health but this is as real as it gets.
Scientists have had an idea about the therapeutic benefits of writing about personal experiences, thoughts, opinions and feelings which is what most people basically blog about. The reason for the crazy popularity of blogging could be as a result of these facts.
As a matter of fact, research has shown that expressive writing produces many psychological benefits such as the following:
- It improves memory and sleep.
- It boosts immune cell activity.
- It reduces viral load in AIDS patients.
- It speeds healing after surgery.
As if that is not enough, a study in the February issue of the Oncologist (2008) reports that cancer patients who engaged in expressive writing before treatment felt markedly better, both physically and mentally, than those patients who were not engaged. This is some amazing discovery.
So, when next you blog, remember that you are engaging yourself in some form of expressive writing and boosting your immune cell activity and maybe that of others. This should motivate you to keep blogging and to keep writing constantly.