logging in or signing up Expressive Writing for Wellness wrenwriter Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 478 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: July 24, 2011 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Writing for Wellness: Writing for Wellness From Writing to Heal, Writing to Grow www.writingtoheal.com © 2008 Carol Celeste All rights reserved SMWriting Trials: Writing Trials Diabetes Asthma Cancer HIV Rheumatoid arthritisWriting Benefits: Writing Benefits Fewer stress-related visits to doctor Reduced blood pressure Improved lung and liver function Feeling of greater well-being Improved immune system functionMore benefits: More benefits Reduced absenteeism Quicker re-employment Higher GPAs Better sports performance Improved working memory Less depression Nicer mood# 1 Aging Worry?: # 1 Aging Worry? Poor HealthStress: StressStress: Stress Shows in our skin!!! Raises blood pressure Invites illness Weakens immune system Increases cortisolExpressive Writing: Expressive Writing Cleanses mind of frustrations and depressing thoughts Nourishes body and mind Increases working memory Boosts immune system function Reduces stress Promotes solutions to problemsWriting Uses the Whole Brain: Writing Uses the Whole Brain Left brain Right Brain Logical Intuitive Analytical Random Objective Subjective Sees parts Sees wholes Simul-craneous activityStress: Stress What makes you want to take a flying leap? financial problems traffic too little time care giving aging parents job woes job loss kidsSummary Expressive Writing…: Summary Expressive Writing… Lowers blood pressure Raises blood oxygen levels Boosts white blood cell count Changes brain waves and skin conductivity Relieves stress Promotes wellness Strengthens immune systemWriting for Wellness: Writing for Wellness journey today. www.writingtoheal.com Start your SM Write to Heal, Write to Grow, Write to Reflect You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.