Pleasure is our birthright. At our core, we’re innately designed to move toward pleasure – and away from pain. Pain makes us contract and shut down. Pleasure invites us to open up, reach out, and tune into our senses. This week I’ve been dipping into...
Communication is not the first objective of writing. The first goal of writing is to understand. Writing is a tool to think with. We put words on paper to pursue and capture our thoughts. Personally, before I learned Jack Grapes’ Method Writing, I struggled with...
What does it mean to persevere? I think you’ll find the essence in this beautiful poem I’ve transcribed below. In addition to teaching creative writing classes for children, we also teach writing classes for adults. This was written in Hebrew, in a class...
Translating thoughts into language is psychologically and spiritually healing. A 2013 study shows that writing about major upheavals helps children and adults organize and understand them. Writing about thoughts and feelings connected to pain forces us to bring...
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