The Healing Power of Storytelling
Journal keepers, memoirists, and autobiographers have long understood the healing power of personal writing. Today, science confirms it: Telling our stories is good for our health.
Studies show that as little as 15 minutes of expressive writing a day can dramatically improve your physical and mental well-being. Writing about our thoughts and feelings strengthens the immune system, lowers stress levels, and decreases time spent in the hospital. Writing can enhance our quality of life by moving us to think about disease from different perspectives.
In this transformational workshop, Mark Matousek guides you in creating an ongoing writing practice for increased clarity, health, and wellness. You engage in a series of writing practices designed to soothe the mind, expose the heart, and awaken profound insight, all in a safe, trusting atmosphere. Using expressive writing to treat our wounds, we lay claim to our essential nature: intelligent, creative, and always changing.Faculty recommends you read the following book in preparation for the course:
- Writing to Awaken: A Journey of Truth, Transformation & Self-Discovery by Mark Matousek
- Opening Up: The Healing Power of Expressing Emotions by James Pennebaker
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In this trying time we want to reiterate a few things for our registrants and families. We don't want there to be any confusion or penalties concerning registry requirements during the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Make sure you know current requirements. You can go to your Sheriff's Office website to see if there is new information there. If so, we suggest you do a screen print and save it. Call your registry office to get clarification on any questions you might have. Document the date, time, who you spoke with and their instructions regarding any address change, vehicle, employment, travel dates if required, etc.
Keep in mind if you are required to update your drivers license annually through the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) you should contact them for their status. Some are limiting the number of people allowed inside and you have to wait to receive a call from them and then come back inside. Document any instructions.Be safe, be smart, stay healthy and know we will get through this.
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