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Healing powers of fiction
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An author writes the true story of her childhood from behind the safety of fiction.
Are you afraid to speak out in groups, to stand up to the bullies in your life, or to tell your story? This safe, gentle exercise can help you to claim your voice.
Does fear keep you from living your fullest life? Find out how to silence it.
Want to clear out some of your mental clutter? You can do it in five short days.
Stressed about spending time with family, friends, and coworkers who just don't get it? The Rule of 7 will set you free.
Need a change in perspective? Check with your dreams.
When Jessica Lourey's husband committed suicide, she found herself locked in a depressive loop. Read how she used fiction to break free.
Use the story lines you're drawn to like a witching stick to discover where your personal transformation lies.
Want to process your past so you can make way for a new, better future? You hold the power in your fingertips.
Is the struggle to get ahead overwhelming you? Maybe the only thing you need to change is your perspective.
Ever thought of delivering a TEDx Talk? It might not be the experience that you're imagining.
While there are many routes to improving your creative writing and supercharging your personal evolution, there is only one requirement.
What is it that keeps us from writing even when we know we should?
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One writer shares why authenticity is crucial to the creative process.
Has somebody done you wrong? Turn them into a fictional villain and let them go.
According to common wisdom, we all have a book inside of us. But how do we select and then write our most significant story?
Jessica Lourey, MA, MS, is a tenured writing professor and author of 20 books, including Rewrite Your Life: Discover Your Truth Through the Healing Power of Fiction.