Tag Archive for journaling to heal

Storytelling: Writing To Heal Your Life

healing writing | Dianna Bonny Photography

“There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside you.” -Z.N. Hurston I was recently asked an interesting question about my healing process. What is something I did to begin and where exactly did I start? The answer is writing. In many ways, I wrote my way to healing. Not only on this blog but also in my journal,…

Offering Support After A Suicide

I had a few calls over the holidays asking for help in how to respond and offer support after a┬ásuicide, so I thought I would share some ideas on how to be a friend in the aftermath.┬áThese are things that helped my family and I share them in case this experience crosses your path. I love the A. A. Milne…

3 Essential Tools for Healing: Writing, Meditation and Conversation

Bertrand Russell quote photo | Dianna Bonny

I was recently asked about the things that were most helpful to my healing process so far. I thought I would share my top three choices, in no particular order: Writing, meditation and actively learning to engage in honest, and often difficult, conversations. Breath Work and tapping would also be on the list. Writing has been essential to my entire…

A Writer’s Retreat with Jennifer Louden

Jen Louden and Dianna Bonny

I originally posted this a year ago, and as I was reviewing the last twelve months as a blogger, this retreat stands out as one of the hallmark experiences in my healing and writing process. The week spent under Jen’s tender guidance gave me the permission I needed to start exploring what I wanted in life, and write it down…