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Writing and Healing

Why I'm a Transformative Language Artist

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg | Posted 10.25.2014 | Arts
Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

Leary of bedpans, I was too clumsy to serve people in the friendly airs or plié on the unfriendly stage, too short and stubby to model, too easily-distracted to take dictation, and too much of a ham to be a good actress.

A Breast Cancer Story In Poems

Kyle Potvin | Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Kyle Potvin

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2006. Treatment -- lumpectomy, chemo and radiation -- lasted for more than a year. During my illness I found poetry -- both reading and writing it -- was cathartic.

How Do You Heal a Broken Heart?

Claudia Ricci | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Claudia Ricci

Healing the heart starts, and continues, when we open ourselves up to love. When we open ourselves to other people, all people.