Jan 25, 2022
What is it about writing that fires up our souls? And, for those who hate it, is there any hope?
This week on The Mind Tools L&D Podcast, Ross G, Ross D and Gemma are joined by friend-of-the-show Julie Drybrough to answer these questions.
Details of Julie's 'Write Nights' series can be found on her blog at: fuchsiablueblog.wordpress.com/write-nights-at-fuchsia-blue
Details of Dr James Pennebaker's 'writing to heal' are online at: emotionalaffair.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Writing-to-Heal.pdf
See also: Pennebaker, J. W. (1999). Health effects of expressing emotions through writing.
And, from Positive Psychology: positivepsychology.com/learned-optimism
In 'What I Learned This Week', Ross D shared that he'd started taking notes with Evernote: evernote.com
Gemma discussed the VR app 'Notes on Blindness', based on the film of the same name: notesonblindness.co.uk/vr
And Ross discussed The Paper Sky, by Eleanor Mansell: canterburypress.hymnsam.co.uk/books/9781848257672/the-paper-sky
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