Whether you write, draw, or both, some advantages include mood regulation, self-expression and self-awareness.
One technique for releasing negative thoughts in a constructive way is expressive writing.
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It doesn’t matter what writing style, genre, or voice you favour when it comes to expressive writing.
Poetry surrounds us, yet we only seem to notice it when the labels ‘poem’ or ‘poetry’ are used.
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An Edge Hill Creative Writing tutor and her partner have collected 100 powerful stories and poems from people all over the world.
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Expressive Writing Project from Kingston University to Help COVID-19 Healthcare Workers Overcome Traumatic Experiences
A project that aims to help people overcome trauma through expressive writing techniques is to be offered to healthcare professionals around the world.
Journaling is a meditative practice too. It’s particularly helpful for those moments when quieting your mind from all the concerns is a real challenge.
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City Voices Celebrates It’s 25th Anniversary. Writing for Them Helped Me Process My Lived Experience
In a few months, I will have the profound experience of celebrating the 25th anniversary of City Voices.
In short, journalling makes us feel better by improving our well-being. Here are a handful of things it can help with.
This form of therapy was introduced by Pennebaker and Beall in the late 1980s.
Expressive writing enables us to make sense of what is happening in our lives.