How Does Writing Help Us Heal?

via How Does Writing Help Us Heal?

Okay, this blog is somewhat self-promoting, because Julie de Rohan mentions me in her post. But the topic is so relevant and I agree so strongly with the the concept that I want to share it with my readers as well.

Julie de Rohan
Photo cribbed directly from Julie’s blog 

Julie is a psychotherapist in the U.K. who works with clients who struggle with overeating issues. As this is a struggle I have faced (and also probably 70% of the women I know) I always find her writing and insights to be right on target.

I have recently re-listened to a favorite resource on this topic, an Audible book by Geneen Roth called Women, Food and God. Every time I explore another layer of this issue, I realize how much relationship with food is a microcosm of my beliefs about the world. But not until I excavated this issue in my writing and my meditations did I start feeling peace toward it.

Thanks so much for exploring this issue, Julie. You write about it (and many other topics we share in common) in such an accessible way.

cristy@meximinnesotana.com

 

3 thoughts on “How Does Writing Help Us Heal?

  1. Hi Cristy, I too am a big fan of Geneen Roth – reading her books helped me so much with my own issues. I also really like Karen Koenig, her book “The Rules of Normal Eating” is one I recommend time and again to my clients. Thank you for sharing my post and for your kind words.

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    1. Julie, thank you. I shall look for Karen Koenig’s work – I appreciate the reference. This has been an interest of mine for decades and I love to pass on resources that have helped me in case they can help others as well.

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