Posts Tagged ‘anxiety’

Rewrite Your Story through Imagistic Writing

medical ilness, mental illness, healing by writing

Have you ever reached a point where you recognized that an early life-story has led you down a dead-end path? Whatever the source of that faulty story, you can rewrite your own story through “imagistic writing.”

Chasing Christmas, or the Tinfoil Christmas Tree

anxiety, stress, chaos, Christmas

Do you have memories of December holidays? What are your memories? Are they perfect or not-so-perfect?

How Do Thoughts Become Story?

medical ilness, mental illness, healing by writing

How do thoughts convert themselves into the stories we tell ourselves or others? Our brains compare new thoughts with those in memory and make meaning of the combination.

The Miracle of Story

personal narrative, growing stories

Story is an integral part of the way we think and feel and live. It applies equally to a book, a play, a therapeutic story, or a personal narrative. Story in the form of personal narrative “works miracles.” It gives us a glimpse into our world as we perceive and experience it.

Thresholds: Illness and Growth

medical ilness, mental illness, healing by writing

A threshold is the point where something new begins. If you are facing your own threshold – medical illness, depression, anxiety, etc. – writing can be a rich tool. Whatever the form, putting experience into words can be powerful medicine.