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Four Reasons to Write What You Feel as a Coping Strategy

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In early April of this year, the National Institute of Mental Health advised that “taking steps to care for yourself and your family can help you manage stress” during this pandemic.

Sometimes the stress one feels is generated by fear, but it might also come from feelings of being isolated, trapped, or helpless.

As such, “taking care” of oneself might involve a creative dimension that facilitates putting feelings into perspective. Here are four reasons, validated by research, to begin journaling or starting a memoir as a coping mechanism.

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