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Write for Life: Healing Body, Mind & Spirit Through Journal Writing
     

Write for Life: Healing Body, Mind & Spirit Through Journal Writing

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by Sheppard Kominars, Frank McCourt (Foreword by)
 

In Write for Life, we discover the healing power of our own narratives When we express our pains, our aches, our illnesses in writing it has the ability to mend-not just spiritually or emotionally but also physically Studies have shown that patients suffering from serious and chronic illnesses can find relief from their symptoms when they write about them Author

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In Write for Life, we discover the healing power of our own narratives When we express our pains, our aches, our illnesses in writing it has the ability to mend-not just spiritually or emotionally but also physically Studies have shown that patients suffering from serious and chronic illnesses can find relief from their symptoms when they write about them Author and educator Sheppard Kominars, a lifelong journal writer himself shows us how the simple act of keeping a journal can improve your health.

In these pages you will find the tools you'll need to start keeping a journal including where to start, what to write about, and how to incorporate your journal into your healing process. The power to recover and heal is literally at your fingertips, and Write for Life reveals how to make the most of it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607144267
Publisher:
Kaplan Publishing
Publication date:
06/29/2010
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Sheppard B. Kominars, PhD, began teaching writing in 1956 at Washington College and has enjoyed a long career in higher education, consulting in health and education, and counseling. He has presented workshops at locations that include University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, Kenyon College, Stanford University Complementary Care Center, Kaiser Permanente, Cancer Center of the Desert, Kenyon College, Dignity International, Fifty-Plus for Seniors, Golden Gate Senior Center, The Heritage in S.F., Sequoias Senior Center, All Saints Church, and more.

A graduate of Kenyon College, Columbia University, and Boston University, Dr. Kominars has been a journal writer for more than fifty years and has written a previous book on recovery. More information about journaling for health can be found on his website at www.journaldoctor.com.

Frank McCourt (1930-2009) was born in in Brooklyn, New York, to Irish immigrant parents, grew up in Limerick, Ireland, and returned to America in 1949. For thirty years he taught in New York City high schools. His first book, Angela's Ashes, won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the L.A. Times Book Award. In 2006, he won the prestigious Ellis Island Family Heritage Award for Exemplary Service in the Field of the Arts and the United Federation of Teachers John Dewey Award for Excellence in Education.

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Write for Life: Healing Body, Mind & Spirit Through Journal Writing 2.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 39 reviews.
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I have changed my life around sso many times and had gone back to the same thing, but this book changed my life so well I just couldn't put it down!! I read it at school, after homework, and in summer over and over again!! SO WORTH THE COST!! :-) :-@ :-) :-@
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