1. I exercise my fine motor skills.
2. I formulate my thoughts into coherent sentences. (Coherent? I hope so... LOL)
3. I enjoy the process.
4. It helps me achieve closure on certain issues - once it is written, it leaves my mind...
5. I love words.
6. It helps me remember.
7. It is one of the creative outlets that is open for everyone.
I think all writing is creative - even if it is only writing "To Do Lists".