How Writing Can Get You through Tough Times: No Experience Necessary
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How Writing Can Get You through Tough Times: No Experience Necessary
Published:
2/28/2014
Format:
Perfect Bound Softcover
Pages:
112
Size:
5x8
ISBN:
978-1-45259-180-3
Print Type:
B/W

“One of the most successful treatments for PTSD has been writing.”
—Andrew Komonchak, executive director,
Purple Heart Hall of Honor, Inc., NY

What if:
• There was a place available 24/7 where you could figure out some of life’s biggest challenges?
• You could work through grief, anger, fear, and anxiety without judgment?
• This place was as accessible as the top drawer of your favorite desk?
There is such a place, and it’s one of the best self-help tools available: it’s known as journal-writing.
In this book, you’ll gain encouragement and enlightenment about the power of journal-writing from two beloved authors, and from those around the country and around the globe who’ve generously shared their journal-writing experiences.
You can also start your own journal-writing practice right here in the pages of this book!

What could I do to promote the art of journal writing that will really bring home the point that it is truly a source of healing, and like the title says, requires NO writing experience. And then it came to me. If I share the experiences of others, and not just my own, maybe that would hit the ball out of the park.
In order to create this book, and promote journal writing, I looked inside myself to really determine what would entice me to try it. And then it came to me.
If one person tells me something, I will listen.
If ten people tell me something, I’m impressed and want to know more.
If a great many people tell me about something that worked for them, then by golly, I’d give it a go.
Hence, this book.

MJ Hanley-Goff has been writing professionally since the early 1990s, first at Long Island’s Newsday, before becoming a regular contributor to the Hudson Valley’s daily paper, the Times Herald-Record and a feature writer for the award-winning website, WomanAroundTown.com. Her first novel, The Bench, debuted in 2007, and her eBook, 101 PR Tips & Secrets is currently available on Amazon.com.
She’s been journaling for over thirty years and is delighted to share her own story on how journaling became an invaluable tool in her own life. Says Hanley-Goff, “Writing has been, throughout the ages, one of the best and easiest self-help tools available, and I know that everyone who picks up this book will come away with the inspiration to start their own journaling practice.”
“One of the most successful treatments for PTSD has been writing.”
—Andrew Komonchak, Executive Director, Purple Heart Hall of Fame

 
 


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