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How Writing Can Help Us With Grief and Trauma

How Writing Can Help Us With Grief and Trauma

As someone who has been writing professionally in one way or another for a good 20 years, I tend to focus on what my writing can do for others. When I reflect on what it does for me, I tend to focus on how writing helps me think. However, there’s another dimension that Rachel Jepsen captures beautifully in this piece. How writing can help shape (and change) the stories we tell about ourselves—our «narrative identities».

From Weekly Filet #363, in September 2021.

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