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Write Yourself Happy: The Art of Positive Journalling

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The research confirms it: Writing heals.

Psychologists tell us that writing helps us cope with and recover from depression, anxiety, job loss and even heartbreak. Exciting new research shows that we can flourish further by actively choosing to write about positive emotions.

Journaling is a hot trend - for personal expression, creativity, self-actualisation and goalsetting. I
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 4th 2018 by Gaia (first published February 4th 2018)
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Rebecca
Dec 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
I'm always interested in books that offer journalling techniques and I was equally impressed that the ideas from this book come from psychology research. As an avid writer I did find that this book gave me a fresh perspective on just changing the way that I write about things, particularly by focusing more on the positive rather than negative.
Bonnie Randall
Nov 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I have had this book for only a month, yet in my counseling room I have already recommended it dozens of times.

Journaling is a tried and true 'homework' assigned in the counseling room, but Write Yourself Happy gives it a twist. Instead of purging the hurts and unhappiness, this manual instead asks the journalist to reflect on happiness - helpfully breaking the concept 'happy' down into feelings like 'interest', 'joy', 'pride', 'gratitude', etc. Beyond that, for the journalist who may very well
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Dec 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
LOVED this book! More detailed review to follow.
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Aug 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Looking forward to putting these practices into my journaling.
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