Using Your Creativity To Live A Calmer, Happier Life
Author: L. M. Lilly
Publisher: Lisa M. Lilly
View: 5075Asking What If? and imagining the worst possible outcome ratchets up conflict in stories. For that very reason, in real life it can create or add to anxiety. So can many mental and emotional habits writers and other creative people develop. But it doesn't need to be that way. You can use your imagination and writing skills to create a calmer, happier life. In this book you'll learn: - Techniques to derail anxious thoughts you otherwise repeat; - Ways to talk to yourself and others that promote calm rather than reinforce worry; - Specific, targeted exercises to direct your creative mind and imagination in a positive way; - How and when to write and rewrite the best parts of your life for greater happiness; - and more. Part memoir, part How To, Happiness, Anxiety, and Writing explains clear, simple steps to lower anxiety and stress, solve problems, and increase happiness. It includes examples from the author's own journey from being gripped by anxiety to a healthier, happier life.