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Write Your Way to Better Health: the Physical Benefits of Journaling

Write Your Way to Better Health: the Physical Benefits of Journaling

How can we improve our health and heal our diseases? After studying this question for a number of years, I’m convinced that two key factors are effective stress management and recovery from emotional trauma. Fortunately, both of these issues can be tackled with a scientifically-proven, drug-free approach: writing therapy. Expressive, pen-to-paper journaling reduces stress, boosts the immune system and helps the mind to process emotional trauma. Its positive effect on immunity helps people with many different chronic illnesses and reduces the severity of symptoms.Julia Cameron’s iconic work on creativity, The Artist’s Way, introduced the concept of Morning Pages, the daily practice of off-loading worries and preoccupations onto the pages of a journal.But many scientists have also investigated the power of expressive writing in the past 30 years...