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writing

Writing Naked: The Benefits of Exposing Yourself Through Memoir

"When I write, I strip naked. Not because I’m an exhibitionist but because I’m a healer. And I cannot heal what I cannot see."

Bella Malaya Carter
August 9

I Spent 6 Years In Poverty-Stricken Zambia: Here's Why It's The Best (And Worst) Thing That Ever Happened To Me

"She arrived in Zambia a newlywed and left six years later a mother of two children. After all those years, she is mostly sand and grit."

Jill Kandel
April 26

The Counterintuitive Realization That Finally Freed Me To Give Zero F*cks + Speak My Truth

"I was awakened by a familiar breathless urgency. Scenes of my father swirled in and out of clarity in that half-awake state, heating my chest,...

Vanya Erickson
April 3

You Might Be Able To Unlearn Narcissism. Here's How

"As a reformed narcissist, I grew up thinking that what I had to offer wasn't good enough. So when I was called handsome or intelligent, I clung to...

Daniel Dowling
March 9

Want To Manifest Your Dream Business This Year? Here Are 5 Steps To Actually Make It Happen

Here are five ways you can help to start manifesting your dream business today.

March 6

7 Journaling Prompts For Those Days You Just Don't Feel Like Writing

Got writer's block? Totally normal. Here's how to beat it.

Shelsey Jarvis
January 8

90 Minutes With A Shaman Changed My Life: Here's How

In my mind, the journey was an interesting form of therapy that allowed me to exercise my imagination and to really sit with and interpret what my...

Cyrena Lee
August 16 2016

The Anxiety-Busting Trick That Stopped My Panic Attacks

"I felt hopeless because I knew I was never going to get better if I was unable to let people understand me."

Haley Tiffany
June 21 2016

60-Second Poems To Inspire Reflection And Happiness

Poetry, said Charles Bukowski, "is what happens when nothing else can."

Allison Daniels
June 2 2016

The ONE Thing You Need To Do On Sunday For A Stress-Free Week

Nothing eats away at well-being more than worry. Sometimes we have good reason to worry; other times we don't. Either way, this weekly ritual can help...

Jan Ellison
September 13 2015

Why You Should Never Stop Writing By Hand

We have laptops, digital notebooks, and smartphones to capture our thoughts. It raises the question, does pen-to-paper writing matter anymore? That's...

Kenden Alfond
September 8 2015

10 Books That Helped Me Find Happiness & Uncover My True Purpose

Certain books have found their way into my life at times I needed them most. In 2009, my doctor diagnosed me with clinical depression, but instead of...

Shannon Kaiser
August 27 2015

This Simple Writing Exercise Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

The bridge between having dreams and actually realizing them, according to one researcher, is just a little bit of writing. University of Toronto...

Emi Boscamp
July 15 2015

How I Learned To Be Vulnerable After A Childhood Of Neglect

By the time I was a junior in high school, both my father and sister had died, leaving my mother and me in a state of depression. Neither of us knew...

Suzanne Heyn
June 30 2015

Before You Bust Out The Anxiety Meds, Try This

In the United States, medication is widely considered the first line of defense against every kind of ailment. As a result, we’re getting addicted to...

Erin Nicole Haley
June 27 2015

9 Great Reasons Everyone Should Write

Writing is more than just an avenue of expression for me. It’s a healing journey. Writing leaves me more whole.

Laura Probert
June 27 2015