From journalling to brainstorming to blogging, there's nothing more magical than getting all notes, ideas, and emotional experiences down on paper.
In the case of Pennebraker's Writing Rules, it instructs us to write about our recent or past emotional experiences for twenty minutes a day, for three days straight.
Writing out our anxieties is a tool to cope with their pervasiveness. It opens up the pathway to better accept ourselves.
The image above appears in Susan David's Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life