The Benefits of the Written Word Upon the Worried Mind

#Reading #Writing – Lay your weary minds to rest…

A Writer's Path

Reading

by Vincent Mars

While my medical adventures drag on, slowed down by paperwork and the (un)availability of doctors, I am trying to take things easy, to eat healthy food, to go on enjoyable walks every day, to rest, and, of course, to read and write.

You know already that writing about your life and problems can be cathartic and that reading has numerous benefits for your brain. When you combine the two, reading with writing, the result is a highly effective home-brewed potion against anxiety, worry, and even depression, a much better way to spend your time than watching TV or YouTube, stalking people on Facebook, or letting yourself be alarmed by Google’s worrisome results.

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3 thoughts on “The Benefits of the Written Word Upon the Worried Mind

  1. Another great share, Linda! Thanks so much for passing this on. Very informative post, with solid suggestions. I find I’m already doing some of these things, but there were several others I’m going to try, for sure. It’s heartening to see how much you share with the group! You ROCK, girl!!

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