Entries tagged with “Writing”
An interview with Rebecca Walker
How do you get started on this journey of writing for self-discovery? Word by word.
Let writing be your liberator. There may just be a violin trapped within you, just waiting to emerge.
Before Eat, Pray, Love was a movie and a travel tour, it was a memoir by the award-winning writer Elizabeth Gilbert, whose story of losing and finding herself resonates with just a…
In the last two issues of S&H, I’ve written two articles. This is the one that was trying to get out…
Rabbi Rami talks to Natalie Goldberg about discovering her practice, how writing is meditation, and her latest book The Great Spring.
Create sacred space for crafting your own personal journaling practice with these finds from S&H.
This now classic practice is much more powerful if you choose the right God
Try these lessons to get started on a writing process in earnest.
About a year ago, I was leading a creative writing class and I gave the students this prompt: “If you could be a superhero with one power, what would that power be?” Instantly, sni…
Do the items on your list reflect your true self?
The big advantage of thinking small.
Compassion is a virtue. But what if, by inborn instinct or after diligent learning and practice, you attain this virtue—deeply feeling and expressing compassion for others o…
Change your perspective with this writing exercise
An adapted excerpt from Tiny Buddha’s 365 Tiny Love Challenges by Lori Deschene
Create a link between writing and healing. Journaling allows you to ask questions for self-inquiry and growth. “Writing creates a physical release. It benefits wellbeing, lowers blood pressure, improves sleep, decreases doctor’s visits, boosts memory, and increases self-awareness.”
Writers are nothing if not observers of life. Crafting the words is important, but without our observer self we are only typists. As observers we quiet our minds and let our senses…
Looking for a new practice to calm the mind and connect with others? Try writing an old-fashioned letter.
Fibromyalgia (FMS) is a debilitating mix of pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance, and depression that is resistant to treatment. Part of the difficulty in treating the millions of Amer…
These three books offer guidance in getting words on the page, so you can benefit from the healing power of writing.