Gratitude, Blessing, and Joy

Beyond PTSD and TBI to Post-traumatic Growth

Writing about Life's Challenges and Trauma

“Some researchers believe that by writing and then editing our own stories, we can change our perceptions of ourselves and identify obstacles that stand in the way of better health.”

Hardwiring Happiness through Writing

Everyday stories we write about ourselves can help change our brains in ways that reinforce happiness, balance, confidence, love, joy, and peace. When we write down our stories, we reinforce positive narrative patterns in the brain to override the brain's habits of negative thinking.

Transactional Writing: Letters that Heal

Letter writing may be as therapeutic for the writer as it is for the receiver.

Legacy Writing

"Legacy can be a cherished gift to family and loved ones, and healing for the writers themselves." —Andrew Weil, MD

Distance Writing

A significant contribution to the science of writing-to-heal comes from individuals and professionals if they engage in reflective practices, carefully documenting their processes and results.

Expressive Writing

Expressive writing is turbulent and unpredictable, and that is Ok. Expressive writing is not so much what happened as it is about how you feel about what happened or is happening.

Can I Write Myself Well?

Writing for better mental, physical, and spiritual health.