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Expressive Writing for Healing

When Apr 08, 2018
from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Where Hoffman Room
Contact Name Mary Potter Kenyon
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Expressive writing is an effective form of therapy when utilized correctly. This powerpoint presentation by Mary Potter Kenyon touches on the science behind the health benefits of journaling, and how it can help those who have experienced loss, divorce, or other trauma. This is for both writers and non-writers alike! This workshop includes concrete examples of the presenter’s own journal entries and blog posts that were later incorporated into published books, as well as sections from other writers. Whether you want to journal your way through a difficult time, blog, or seek publication, this workshop is a step-by-step guide to utilizing expressive writing as a tool for healing. After the presentation, celebrate the launch Mary Potter Kenyon’s, Expressive Writing for Healing journal with cake and punch. Copies of the journal will be available for purchase, with one journal given as a door prize.

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.