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(Mental Health Fireside Chats): How To Use Creative Writing As A Mental Health Tool
Pedagogy: Education Weekly

(Mental Health Fireside Chats): How To Use Creative Writing As A Mental Health Tool

Writing has long been used as a therapeutic tool, to help people get more in touch with their emotions. If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed, stressed out and feeling unable to cope, then writing for a few minutes each day is going to be a great way to organise your thoughts. It will also help you find where these thoughts originate from. Here's how to use creative writing as a mental health tool. Why Does Writing Work As A Mental Health Tool? You may not have written anything substantial since you left education, and so you may feel unsure about writing for mental health. Can it really help? The goal of writing here is to give yourself a space to sort through your emotions, and understand them better. There have been many studies into how it works as a tool. For example, the Univ...