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Journaling

Joournaling..  I started writing a journal as an adjunct to my first therapy at age 15.  Journaling also helped me get over my second or third depression at age 22.  I used the journal as a therapist and it worked. … Continue reading

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Some tips to overcome writer’s block…

Some tips to overcome writer’s block come from John Obstander who wrote this article in Best Techie. 1. Assign yourself self-imposed deadlines.  I know when I am facing a deadline, I produce much more. That’s why I plan my  days … Continue reading

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Priming-the-pump

Priming-the-pump is a term most of us have heard of.  My method of priming-the-pump for writing is to journal ten pages at a time.  You may wonder why it is as exhaustive as ten pages, but unless I write ten … Continue reading

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Dreaming, journaling

I have spent more time dreaming, journaling.  To capture my dreams, I suggest that I will remember my dreams when I wake up.  Last night, in my dreams I worked on a project that was due today.  So I am … Continue reading

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Write away your writer’s block

Augusten Burroughs wrote a piece on writer’s block that makes sense to me:  he suggests that we write away your writer’s block. He points out we are writers, so we should write about our block. I think there are two … Continue reading

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Can’t write? walk, run, work out…

When I was in high school, I went from being suicidal to inspired in a little over two years.  I credited the progress to the psychotherapy I received, although it was based on a pseudo-Freudian belief that homosexual could be … Continue reading

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Journaling– a way of getting clear

Given the new energy and release of physical blocks, I am somewhat confused and overwhelmed with work. I have decisions to make about what kind of work I want to do in the future, Rigbt now, I am finding it … Continue reading

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Where does our identity come from?

In his book, I am a Strange Loop,Douglas Hofstadter suggests that our identity comes, in part, come feedback that we get from parents, teachers, friends, books, movies and other inputs. We take these in and try some and discard the … Continue reading

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Journaling

I finally have gone back to journaling.  I used to keep journals daily until 1990, when during a divorce, I found my ex using journal entries to damage me in a possible legal battle. Although she was out of my … Continue reading

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Journaling can help with one’s mental health too

Although most writing helps working out unconscious blocks, journaling can specifically help stabilize us. The following blog entry comes from Jerry Malugeon who writes a wonderful blog on mental health.  You can reach him at surfcityjerry@gmail.com.   Journaling: Creating Better … Continue reading

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