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Writing by Hand: Nourishes the Soul and the Brain

Our Kwan Yin journal featuring artwork by Duirwaigh Studios

Our Kwan Yin journal features artwork by Duirwaigh Studios

Last week we shared a couple of posts on our Facebook page about the benefits of writing by hand. WOW. We were surprised by the number of views. Something really resonated with our friends.

Human beings have long known and cherished the power of writing by hand to nurture the soul. Poets, scholars, authors, and educators the world over have historically shared their wisdom through writing. Many writers use journaling to capture ideas, dreams, sorrows, joys, and more. In The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron extolls the effectiveness and inspiration of “morning pages” —  hand writing 3 pages each morning — in removing creative blocks. The list of examples could go on. Continue reading