Writing heals. When we engage in a regular practice of writing to process, tell our story, or plan, we see the positive impact of getting our thoughts onto the page. We filter through the fog in our head, or in some cases, the pain in our heart, and we find some peace within.
Which is why I love this story from the NY Times on the effects writing their stories has had on US Veterans. Check it out here.
If writing can help someone who has been through a combat experience, someone who carries around traumatic memories, what can it do for you?