Therapy in the Writing Process

Journaling has long been accepted as a useful tool in the therapeutic process. Traditional journaling can certainly provide benefits. It is a “safe” space to explore powerful feelings. It encourages reflection and honesty and can lead the writer to a better understanding of him or herself. I believe that journaling can be even more beneficial,Continue reading “Therapy in the Writing Process”

When Can I Call Myself a Writer?

Labels are such interesting little buggers.  Those simple words, either self-applied or applied by others that seem to form our self-concept and either expand or limit how we see ourselves. I recently had someone refer to me as a writer. It gave me pause, as I have not thought of myself that way. Until myContinue reading “When Can I Call Myself a Writer?”