Writing for Change

How to Make Your Life Story Life-Changing

Filed in Writing for Change by on September 7, 2017 4 Comments • views: 1287
How to Make Your Life Story Life-Changing

by Dr. Diana Raab Writing for Bliss is a culmination of my life’s work. Ever since my mother gave me my first journal when I was ten years old to help me cope with the loss of my grandmother, I’ve used writing as a form of healing, and have tried to inspire others to do […]

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From Spiritual Journey to Coaching Practice to Successful Book

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From Spiritual Journey to Coaching Practice to Successful Book

by Laurie Buchanan I was 33 years old when my mother died of breast cancer at the age of 53. I was dismayed—no, shocked!—at what traditional medicine did, and failed to do, for people in that position. In my heart of hearts it seemed there must be something more. That horrific experience prompted me to […]

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A New Way for a Writer to Find Her True Voice

Filed in Finding & Following Your Voice, Writing for Change by on January 25, 2017 3 Comments • views: 1354
A New Way for a Writer to Find Her True Voice

by Ulrike Selleck When I was five years old, I drowned. While my friend and her mom desperately tried to fish my lifeless body out of the water, I actually had the most amazing, beautiful, light-filled, and cozy experience. I experienced where I lived, who I really was, had been, and always will be: Divine. […]

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Bestselling Author Encourages Other Writers to Journal Daily

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Bestselling Author Encourages Other Writers to Journal Daily

by Mari L. McCarthy I get a lot of what I call universal messages in my journal. In fact, I uncovered, discovered and recovered my inner writer thanks to my journaling practice. Journaling Helped Me Find My Inner Writer As a little girl I dreamed of being a famous author. That’s why I changed the […]

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Concussion Victim Needs Your Story to Increase Awareness

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Concussion Victim Needs Your Story to Increase Awareness

Editor’s note: From the date of posting until November 11, 2016, Victoria is seeking donations on Kickstarter to support the creation of Flooded, a creative anthology of stories from victims of brain injuries. Read on for Victoria’s personal story of her concussion, how writing helped her heal, and how you can support the project—and contribute […]

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What the Native Americans Who Walked Our Lands Have to Teach Us

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What the Native Americans Who Walked Our Lands Have to Teach Us

A Writing for Change Featured Post by Sally Crum I met Sally at a writer’s gathering in Colorado. She’s written a series of children’s books along with some adult books about the Native Americans who lived in the Western Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico regions. These are educational, but fun—the perfect combination for any reader! […]

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Champion Wrestler Writes About His Triumph as a Minority Kid

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Champion Wrestler Writes About His Triumph as a Minority Kid

A Writing for Change Featured Post I met Ray at a writer’s gathering in Colorado. He’s written a unique book about his own upbringing as a minority in his community, focusing on his amazing experience of being a part of an elite 13-member team of teenagers from Colorado/Oklahoma that went on an incredible goodwill tour […]

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How One Deaf Dog Inspired a Series on Forgotten, Abused Animals

Filed in Writing for Change by on July 9, 2015 1 Comment • views: 2154
How One Deaf Dog Inspired a Series on Forgotten, Abused Animals

I’m so excited to be featuring Melissa and her work with deaf and other disadvantaged dogs in “Writing for Change.” Melissa is doing great work to raise awareness about the mistreatment of unique groups of animals. She was recently honored with an “Honorable Mention” in the 22nd annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards. I adopted […]

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I Don’t Dwell: One Man’s Story of Spontaneous Healing

Filed in Writing for Change by on January 22, 2015 4 Comments • views: 2184
I Don’t Dwell: One Man’s Story of Spontaneous Healing

A Writing for Change Featured Post I recently received an announcement from one of my publishers, Jupiter Gardens Press, that they had published Sam’s book, I Don’t Dwell. I was inspired by his story and so happy he agreed to share his experience of writing it. At the age of 6, Sam was hit by […]

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Writing True Stories Reveals the Secrets to Choosing a Good Life

Filed in Writing for Change by on October 23, 2014 2 Comments • views: 998
Writing True Stories Reveals the Secrets to Choosing a Good Life

A Writing for Change Featured Post I met Ali on Twitter and have been inspired by her grace and intelligence. When I heard about her book, I grew even more intrigued. Ali interviewed 10 people about living a balanced life, and then put together a beautiful book joining all ten of the resulting stories. In […]

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Grieving Widow Turns Feelings of Loss Into a Touching Memoir

Filed in Writing for Change by on October 2, 2014 2 Comments • views: 1863
Grieving Widow Turns Feelings of Loss Into a Touching Memoir

A “Writing for Change” Featured Post by Elaine Mansfield I’ve been so inspired by Elaine’s kindness, courage, and beautiful writing. She lost her dear husband of 42 years in 2008. She turned her feelings into a lovely memoir entitled, Leaning Into Love: A Spiritual Journey Through Grief. My husband Vic died in 2008 after two […]

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A Daughter’s Suicide Leads to a Father’s Memoir

Filed in Writing for Change by on September 18, 2014 0 Comments • views: 1464
A Daughter’s Suicide Leads to a Father’s Memoir

A Writing for Change Featured Post I’m so excited and honored to launch this new feature—Writing for Change—with John’s story. He lost his daughter, Casey, to suicide in 2008. He has since become an advocate for suicide prevention, and shares Casey’s story in his book, The Girl Behind the Door. My family had a pretty […]

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