If you are in the helping profession; counselling, mentoring, life coach or health care, you may have clients, or patients who would benefit from writing their emotions down. The benefit for the helper is that they will get a glimpse into the workings of the person’s mind. Sometimes it is easier to express deep seated … More Talking Therapies vs Writing Therapies
Expressive writing is using writing to express feelings and emotions. This can be done by keeping a journal, but can also include using other forms of writing such as story telling, writing unsent letters and dream exploration. The benefits of expressive writing are many, including: improve emotional well being impact positively on health reduce stress … More The Benefits of Expressive Writing within a Group
For someone who finds writing as much a necessity as breathing, it is difficult for me to believe that others do not feel the same. So here I will try and convince all those who don’t write, why they should try it. We all have learnt how to write at school at some point. We … More Why write?
“We meet ourselves time and time again in a thousand disguises on the path of life” Carl Jung I love Fairy Tales! There is something safe in fairy tales, even if there is a baddie lurking in the woods or in the deep chambers of a castle. The characters and themes in these seemingly innocent … More The Power of Metaphor