Posts Tagged ‘journaling’

Using Writing in Therapy

As a former English teacher, I often try to find uses for writing in therapy. With kids, I use journaling, with directive “assignments” to get them used to opening up. Writing can really reveal a lot of thought and feeling and for some, getting started is often the hardest part. So if I give them…[ Read the full article ]

Journal to the Soul

I have a piece of art that was given to me by my youngest daughter for my birthday. It goes like this: Writing is the process one follows to learn what is already known deep within: It sharpens the spirit, disciplines the mind and leads to solutions. In the spaces between words and solitude observe…[ Read the full article ]

Setting Vision for the New Year

2005 has rolled in with a huge reminder that life is precious and not to be taken for granted with the events of the tsunami. It is hard to even put ourselves in the position of imagining what these people are going through, as it is so overwhelming and devastating to go there in our…[ Read the full article ]