The therapeutic value of blogging is being keenly studied by scientists, reports Scientific American. Since blogging is more about dwelling on personal experiences, thoughts and feelings, it gives a feeling of wellness which is a natural outcome of giving vent to those lurking thoughts in the recesses of one’s mind.
It is reported that such “expressive writing” of journals as blogs actually improves memory and sleep. Human beings being social creatures, the urge to communicate is a predominant feeling. This has been highlighted in the movie, “Cast Away” in which the man who was stranded alone in a desert island after a plane crash, paints a face on a coconut shell and continuously keeps talking to it to keep him from turning the bend.
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