Ernest Hemingway famously said that writers should “write hard and clear about what hurts”.
Each of these writing prompts will give you a chance to reflect on this past year, ask yourself important questions, and make creative choices. Spending just 15 minutes doing this may give you an opportunity to become more self-aware – which could lead to improvements in your mental health
Self-awareness is a key component for good mental health and writing is a great place to start
3 min read · Jun 19th · Ernest Hemingway famously said that writers should "write hard and clear about what hurts". Although Hemingway may not have known it at the time, research has now shown that writing about "what hurts"…
learning and development. Writing reflectively requires a person to ask themselves questions and continuously be open, curious, and analytical.
Creative writing encourages people to choose their words, metaphors, and images in a way that really captures what they're trying to convey.
Ernest Hemingway famously said that writers should "write hard and clear about what hurts".
From 2015 · There are plenty of folks happy to tell you how to write better, just as any doctor will tell you to “eat right and exercise.” But changing your writing (or eating) habits only happens when you understand why you do what you do. I can help you with that. That proposal or email you wrote must now compete for … Continue reading 10 top writing tips and the psychology behind them →
9 min read · Jun 17th · It is the fourth day of the mysterious object stuck on my head. I am so very hungry. The ketchup smeared on the inside of the object is waning. The elders say it is time now, that this has gone…
5 min read · Jul 4th · The world’s psychological immune system turned out to be more robust than expected.
We imagine that negative life events—losing a job or a romantic partner—will be devastating for months or years. When people actually experience these losses, however, their misery tends to fade far faster than they imagined it would
Human beings possess what some researchers call a psychological immune system, a host of cognitive abilities that enable us to make the best of even the worst situation. For example, after breaking up with a romantic partner, people may focus on the ex’s annoying habits or relish their newfound free time.