I am a slow walker,
But I never walk back.
“Expressive writing is a revolutionary act. It can be done anywhere, takes less time than a cup of coffee, it’s free, and, best of all, scientifically proven to improve how we process issues that compromise one’s quality of life.”Dr. James Pennebaker
Advantages of Expressive Writing
- Expressive Writing empowers choice.
- You Discover the hidden feelings you’ve suppressed by processing it in writing.
- You Validate your past experiences so that the ghosts of your past will be heard.
- You Lower the frequency and intensity of downward spirals by journaling truth inside fiction
- You release the past so you can uncover your purpose in this life.
Features of Expressive Writing
- Connect with other kindred Journal-Artists so that your experience may be heard, felt, and seen.
- Validate your experiences by expressing truth inside fiction within a vibrant and intimate Journal-Artist community.
- Discern Shadows based on truth and Shadows based on life-lies through the power of resonate-editing.
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- Activate your subconscious through simple and clear directions to leverage content with creation.
- Return the power of truth back into your conscious mind by allowing the subconscious to speak to you in expressive writing.
- Increase self-respect, self-confidence, and self-esteem through the disciplining of validating your feelings, your pain, your experiences and helping others validate theirs.
- Understanding facets of your personality that will help guide you to your purpose in life.
Finding yourself is an ever changing process laced with trial and error. You may find yourself asking What is my purpose in this life? or how do I find my purpose? That is the beauty of this life, everyday is a new day to reinvent yourself, to embrace this journey we call life and discover new adventures in everything you do whether that be big or small.
Testimonials about Journaling in Act One
Becoming self-aware gives you the power to break toxic habits, make positive changes, and mature. When you tap into your truest self, and you listen to your body, you are able to discover your purpose and passions that live deep within your soul.
Self-respect is earned through watching yourself set healthy boundaries, knowing what you like and don’t like, and becoming confident in who you are through self-acceptance. When you respect yourself you don’t talk down to yourself, you respect that you have the ability to pursue whatever in this life feels like it is your purpose and calling.
Owning your shadow and learning how to integrate it will effectively increase your self-confidence and boost self-esteem through knowing and accepting oneself. When you are confident in all you bring to the table you become your own biggest fan and nothing can stop you from reaching your dreams and goals. This is a key factor in discovering your purpose.
We believe pain can be transformed into creative expression through Artist-Inspired Expressive Writing. To reveal our tragedy is to transform it. Shadow Work is the beginning of bringing the unconscious to the surface. It is only when we have self-awareness that the power of choice is once again returned to us.
We believe connection, compassion, and catharsis can be created through an intimate community of kindred Journal-Artists as apprentices, mentors, pen-pals, and producers.
We believe that the mystery of love will heal the deepest parts of ourselves that have been repressed and suppressed. We believe that expression will transform depression, that anchor will transform anxiety, that narrative drama will transform trauma. We are a community of Artists & Journal-Artists committed to the act of revealing, feeling, and healing.
May the book set you free.
Shadow work is best done in shadow land—in the realm of fiction.
Find your silver lining in the flow of journaling. Suppressed expression is depression: May the publishing process become your spiritual and emotional release.
In the flow of documenting your journey, you will discover your dual passions, pursuits, and purposes. In the self-awareness of your own duality, you will also become lucid in the power of choice.
Surround yourself with a community of supportive Journal-Artists who are also writing, one journal-entry at a time, artist-inspired.
In Honor of Eve's Fall
The Love Story is designed to help you transform pain into purpose through the power of expressive writing in a Journal-Artist community.
In the process of journaling, you will become self-aware of your dual passions, pursuits, and purposes in life. You will become disciplined, inspired, and encouraged to choose the path of your true passion, pursuit, and purpose in life by exercising your free will.
You will transform your Pain into a Three-Act Tragedy, told in Fiction, Based on a True Story. In the process of writing, you will experience the catharsis needed to move forward in life. You will stop living in the past and worrying about the future. Instead, you will begin living in the present and hoping for the future.
As a Journal-Artist, you will fuse the discipline of journaling with the craft of journalism to discover, experience, and inform your personal journey.
Meet The Journal-Artists
We explore truth in fiction, while illuminating our shadows.
We fortify our faith through the sword of the spirit in the written word.
We are the Journal-Artist Producers—sharply spoken and broken open.
The Way Out is In
Writing about trauma, writing about the root causes of your depression, writing about your raw emotions may heal your trauma and past woundings over time. If you are interested in learning how to heal yourself, consider expressive writing as a powerful way to validate your experiences, become seen, heard, and felt through the authentic sharing of truths among a community of journal-artists.
Depression is suppressed expression. When you are able to tell the things that have been shamed and shunned to kindred strangers, you will discover the catharsis needed to shed the layers of heaviness.