From the Wall Street Journal: Taking 15 or 20 minutes to write freely about emotions, secrets or upheaval can be a powerful tonic, says James Pennebaker, a psychology professor at the University of Texas and author of several books including “Writing to Heal.”
I keep a daily journal that’s the mirror of my soul.
In it I don’t worry about any self control.
I write my in-most thoughts and feelings, letting it hang out.
With my pen I whimper, grumble, sob, and sometimes shout.
The insight that I’ve gained from pouring out my private psyche
I’m selling to be put on running shoes produced by Nike.