The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives

Most people grapple at some time or another with free-floating anxiety that saps energy and increases stress. Through written reflection, you may realize that a certain unpleasant feeling ties back to, say, a difficult interaction with your mother. That type of insight, research has shown, can help locate, ground and ultimately resolve the emotion and the associated stress.

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Sometimes it’s not enough to know what things mean, sometimes you have to know what things don’t mean.

Bob Dylan (via lazyyogi)

Re-examine all you have been told. Dismiss what insults your soul.

Walt Whitman  (via bijan)

Chapters often have page after page of paragraphs. It just seems such an awful lot of words to concentrate on, on their own, without something else happening. And once you’ve finished one chapter, you have to get through the another one. And usually a whole bunch more, before you can say finished, and get to the next. The next book. The next thing. The next possibility. Next next next.