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Table 2 Examples of daily writing

From: Novel online daily diary interventions for nonsuicidal self-injury: a randomized controlled trial

ASET So I was helpful today! Today I was into my apartment and I saw my neighbor struggling to get her luggage up the stairs. She’s a bit older and it looked like she was struggling with the weight, so I asked her if she’d like some help. She said yes, so I carried her luggage all the way up to the 3rd floor. It felt good to help her out because she looked kind of frail, and she was really sweet and grateful. We chatted a bit after about her life, and I liked talking to her. I think she enjoyed talking to me too. I was glad that I was able to make her day a little easier.
EW Graduation is coming up fast, and I’m really stressed out about what I’m going to do when college is over. I feel as if everyone already has a job lined up, and I’ve still got nothing. And so many of my friends are leaving for graduate school. It’s like everyone has the next stages of their lives figured out, and I’m stuck. Should I move back home with my parents? Or maybe live somewhere cheap and work a couple of minimum wage jobs until something works out? There are so many options, but I don’t actually know which one to take.
JNL I woke up at 11 am and I took a shower and washed my hair. I got dressed and made my breakfast. I had a bowl of cereal, a banana, and a coffee. Then I got in my car and drove to the office where I work. When I got to work, I answered five emails and went to a meeting. The meeting took until 12:30. I went to a nearby restaurant to buy some lunch. I came back to work and sent more emails. I took a break to talk with my work friends. After work I went to the gym and I ran on the treadmill. Then I drove home. I ordered takeout from a nearby Chinese restaurant and browsed the internet. Then I ate my takeout and called my parents. Then I called my friend to make plans for the weekend.