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Writing Therapy
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Writing Therapy

If you can’t talk it – write it out.


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Visitor Comments: 19

(17) Joey, December 29, 2013 5:29 AM

I personally find it easier to write to other people when I need to say something difficult/important, since it gives me more time to think things out and avoid blurting out something stupid/losing my train of thought. This might come in handy to others who flounder when speaking.

God bless!

(16) Anonymous, November 12, 2013 9:27 PM

Sort it out

Sometimes my head is in a mess. Unexpected things, feelings blurred, weird, unknown.
I put the pieces on paper. What happened? What is going on? Write to yourself. Give you solution. Understand why of all the things. One after the other. Then you know, you are calm, you solve, you learn.
Just agreeing it works.
Thank you.

(15) Anonymous, October 27, 2013 11:59 PM

Thank you!

I write a lot. Sometimes poems, sometimes not, and sometimes I just make lists. I find, however, that when I write too much, I get into a negative cycle of repetition. Any ideas of how to stop that?

Ellie, February 16, 2014 5:36 PM

Something that can be done is to try write at least one thing positive each day. This should help you focus on the positive, thereby leaving the negative cycle behind. Another thing that may help is to realize that it's not you in control, but Hashem...

(14) Marvin Shaw, October 25, 2013 1:37 PM

Happy to help you

I am the author of the book Poetry For Health - The Power of Poetry to Heal and Fulfil. I believe that anyone can write (yes, even poetry - because anything can be poetry) and that writing can be healing. If I can be of help to anyone (even though I live in England!) then please contact Aish and ask them to put you in touch with me.

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