Archives for March 2014

Vets Speak & Warrior Writers, 1

Indictment by Maurice Decaul Women walked up to beg help, to share images of loved ones, hoping maybe we had seen their boys & men. Once a … [Read more...]

More Research on Medical Benefits of Expressive Writing

The article lined is entitled "Emotional and physical health benefits of expressive writing" by Karen A. Baikie and Kay Wilhelm is one of the most … [Read more...]

Link to Research on How Expressive Writing Heals

This video consolidates much of the research on the healing power of writing as researched by James Pennebaker at the University of Texas. It … [Read more...]

Free-Write Friday: Thank a First Responder or Be One to Someone

I just listened to NPR and learned that one of the firefighters, Michael Kennedy, who died on Wednesday was not only a public servant, but a Big … [Read more...]


A song my cousin shared with me by Ane Brun. It's the kind that can soothe, make you want to cry or both. It's Undertow.   … [Read more...]

Telling It Like It Is: Sacred Art

While watching a documentary last weekend I hit play and rewind a dozen times to capture this quote: "It's our musicians and our artists who are … [Read more...]

Free-Writing Friday: (1) Where You Practice Being Free

It doesn't cost anything but that's not what the free means. It's YOU that gets to be free. Are you ready? Let the spring cleaning begin in your … [Read more...]

Newsletter Sign-Up Link Now Works

My friend was kind enough to tell me the newsletter sign-up link wasn't working. It is now fixed so if you signed, got frustrated and want to try … [Read more...]

Welcome to Heal Write Now!

I'm so excited. I'm visualizing your fingers dancing across your keyboard clacking up and down like Irish step dancers as you explore the site. If you … [Read more...]

Post-Traumatic What? That’s Just My Life…

When I was in my early 20s, I started therapy, talking about my abusive childhood and the frequent chaos and neglect. A few sessions in, the therapist … [Read more...]