Writing is good for the soul. It really is. If you have ever been in a situation that requires some soul searching, one of the first things you may do is to pick up a pen and write a ‘for and against’ list. The immediacy of that act, of adding clarity and perspective to the thoughts whirling around in your head is soothing. More than that, it is therapeutic.
Writing allows for self-expression in a positive way. No permission is needed to vent anger and rage, misery or loss. There is room for negative emotions on a blank page, and what comes from this negativity can be uplifting and, ultimately, positive.
The damage we do to ourselves by not allowing to forgive is devastating. Instead of hurting those who have caused hurt, we end up hurting only ourselves.
A friend of mine, after e...Read On...