Why Journaling is Important During Your Ketamine Infusion
Journaling has become a tool for the human race as a way to reflect, prioritize, and clarify your thoughts. Studies have shown that writing can help people better cope with stressful events, relieve anxiety, and even boost immune cell activity.
Because of that, the practice of writing can enhance the brain’s intake, processing, retention, and retrieval of information. It promotes the brain’s attentive focus and gives the brain time for reflection.
Journaling while in your Ketamine Infusion treatment can:
Calm your nerves
Clear your mind
Distinguish your goals with this treatment
Discover your struggles
Note your experience during your treatment
Track your progress throughout your sessions
We tell our patients that it is best to journal directly after their treatment (our patients are welcome to rest in the infusion room as long as they would like to). A few questions that offer a great starting point to journaling after treatment are:
How are you feeling at this very moment?
What are your initial thoughts and feelings directing after your infusion?
How was your experience?
Did you experience something you haven't felt before?
Did you infer any observations about yourself during the infusion?