Studies have shown that when people are given the opportunity to write about physical and emotional upheavals, they often experience improved health and come away with a deeper understanding and affection for who they are. Seitz will guide students through writing exercises and prompts to explore their challenges. Expressive writing, which involves writing down your deepest thoughts and feelings, has been shown to improve physical and psychological well-being. Writing allows us to tap into the uncluttered and unstructured aspect of ourselves; to go deep. It is known that many aspects of physical ill-health originate from this deeper state of being. Writing can bring about a more profound understanding of life's challenges and accelerate the journey toward optimal health.

WHEN:  Monday, July 25, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Belfast Free Library

Presented by Destination Wellness Midcoast Maine (DWMM): a professional organization formed to make health and wellness a mainstay of life in Midcoast Maine, and ultimately to have it recognized nationwide.