Use headings on most documents longer than about half a page. Even short documents benefit markedly from headings.
There can be a problem with hanging headings, though: you have to know how to work with two columns on your computer—one column for your headings, another for your text.
If you're not comfortable working with columns, a similar style of headings is easy to do:
With this style, you simply indent, your text more than you indent your main headings.
There are many, many more ways to make headings. Look around, experiment, and find the ones that give the look you want for your document.
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