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Books That I Am Excited About: Dr. Timothy D. Wilson's "Redirect: Changing the Stories We Live By"

In case you didn’t already know, expressive writing can benefit our overall health.

A recent New York Times blog post by Tara Parker-Pope, Writing Your Way to Happiness… 226 more words

Health

Writing and Health: Part Deux

Last weeks post about writing was pretty popular, so I decided to do another post about it and some of its benefits. If you missed last weeks’ post you can click on it here: 708 more words

Blood Pressure

Writing to Reach You: What does your blogging style say about you?

Most of you know that I’ve been focusing on my studies in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes, and it’s something I’m passionate about. It feels like there’s a variety of things I’m passionate about within writing, and even as I write this, I know that I should be getting started on my next novel, or maybe starting a presentation, or a dissertation write-up. 917 more words

Metanoia

For the Week of January 25, 2015: The Metaphors of Daily Life

Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space.
― Orson Scott Card, Alvin Journeyman

Tomas did not realize at the time that metaphors are dangerous. 670 more words

Expressive Writing

The Benefits of Expressive Writing

Here’s an interesting article from the New York Times on the benefits of expressive writing!

The concept is based on the idea that we all have a personal narrative that…

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Writing And Pondering

Writing Your Way to Happiness

An article in the New York Times discusses some of the therapeutic benefits of writing.  An excerpt says:

The scientific research on the benefits of so-called expressive writing is surprisingly vast.

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Mental Health

Writing Your Way to Health

Writing is something that all of us have done from time to time. Maybe it hasn’t been a novel or a movie script, but even a grocery list counts as writing. 1,001 more words

Depression