Entries tagged with “Writing”
We live in stories—all of us, all of the time. This is a story about breaking through writer’s block and the start of a focused, passionate, and productive period
Every worldview, whether religious or cultural, is steeped in the structure of a story. Christians, for example, elevate the value of love through the archetype of Jesus, the ultim…
When your days are filled with work, laundry, and other activities, the thought of writing something can be daunting. Author Nicole Gulotta invites us to learn how to work with our schedules to establish a regular writing routine.
Try this journaling exercise to rediscover something you used to be passionate about as a child.
When I was in my early twenties I went to see a psychic. He said I was so full of creative energy that I either needed to start writing books or I was going to start having babies.…
Find inspiration from your creative role model.
If you've tried to extract your story before, but it seemed too overwhelming, you might want to try trimming the fat.
Discover what’s in your heart, rather than what’s in your head.
Author Natalie Goldberg talks about reading and studying haiku as a spiritual practice.
The creator of the nested meditation form shares how to use playful language to release heavy emotions.
One of America’s most respected singer/songwriters, Lucinda Williams talks about joy, crossword puzzles, and the magic of a little red wine.
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In the morning as the storm begins to blow awaythe clear sky appears for a moment and it seems to methat there has been something simpler than I could ever believesimpler than I co…
Excerpted from The Write Prescription: Telling Your Story to Move With and Beyond Illness by Judith Hannan
Instead of keeping a private journal, a shared journal can be a way to use writing to connect or deepen a relationship.
As another year comes to a close and we look forward to new beginnings, this is the perfect time to reflect on what is working in our lives and what is not.
One of the more ingenious tools we’ve found for reframing a tough situation—or simply having fun with words—is a process that psychologist Kevin Anderson calls nested meditation. I…
These physical journeys have become a spiritual quest, guiding me into old age with some semblance of equanimity and health.
An interview with Rebecca Walker
How do you get started on this journey of writing for self-discovery? Word by word.