The Writing RX: Using the Healing Power of Writing for a Happier, Healthier Life
Available in paperback
Do you want to reduce stress, lower your blood pressure, boost your immune system, or just feel happier? All you need to do is pick up a pen. The Writing Rx is a warmly written, research-based guide for achieving the measurable physical and mental health benefits of expressive writing in your own life. Eichenmuller provides current evidence to support each of her accessible, easy-to-follow activities in a variety of genres, from journaling to memoirs to creative writing.
Quite simply, The Writing Prescription is a joy to read even before you pick up your own pen and put words to paper. -- Dr Jane Park Cutler, PhD, MSW
No matter what your current relationship with writing and language is, this book will nurture and encourage you. -- Michael Glaser, PhD, Poet Laureate of Maryland, 2004-2009
I’ve always found writing to be a therapeutic activity. Now I have the scientific studies to back up my theory. -- Cindy L. Freeman, Author