Healing power of writing

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Healing power of writing

When you are diagnosed with breast cancer,or any other types of cancer or your world is collapsed for various reasons you are fearful and anxious aboutyour future.

Writing helps you get at feelings you don’t even know are there,” “It helped you realize how precious

time is and who you want to spend it with.” With that realization, you definitely make some changes. in your life

writing able to reduce stress and focus on getting well.Writing helps you to face mortality, and put things into perspective

write and Heal

EXPRESS YOURSELF.
Writing allows you to open up and learn from the thoughts and feelings that emerge. Strategies vary: You might write for 20 minutes per day for a week, or follow directions to recover a specific memory, such as the day you were diagnosed.

2. RELEASE TOXIC EMOTIONS.
Putting your innermost thoughts to paper releases intense feelings including guilt, sadness, or anger emotions that can impede your body’s ability to heal,. Writing can reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol, too much of which can inhibit your body’s natural defenses.

3. GET HEALTHY.
Expressive writing can help you cope with everything from poor body image and anxiety to chronic diseases

4. Psychology
linked writing with lower blood pressure, while a 2006 study in Psychology & Health found that when adults with lupus or rheumatoid arthritis wrote about their illness, they experienced less fatigue than a control group.

5.BE REAL.
Turn off your internal censors and write about your experiences both positive and negative as honestly as you can

6. BE REFLECTIVE.
Set aside 30 to 45 minutes for each session. Spend 20 to 30 minutes writing, then use the rest of the time to reflect on what you’ve written,. Studies have found that venting without reflection can actually increase anxiety and depression, Reread your work and see what you notice or understand about your emotions and recurring thoughts

7. BE POSITIVE.
Focus on any benefits your situation may be bringing you, s for example, focused on the love you felt from friends and family after your cancer diagnosis

8. BE SPECIFIC.
Get all the details down. If you’re writing about the first time you received a certain treatment, for example, ask yourself questions like: “What do I remember about the room, the temperature, or the sound of my doctor’s voice?” Recall the thoughts or images that ran through your mind.

9. BE FREE.
Let go of rules about proper grammar and punctuation; that will ease stress and help you get your

feelings down

10. BE PRIVATE.
If you’re writing for an audience, you won’t delve into your deepest emotions, and may miss out of some therapeutic benefits. “Share your writing only with a handful of people who matter to you

write and heal yourself.

Reads,
viji
 

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