Tagged: self reflection

Writing: a form of therapy?

A tradition at many universities is the “Primal Scream,” which is when all of the students let loose a blood-curdling shriek at a designated time before exams. Source: stereogum

A lot of people tell me that therapy isn’t helpful. They say that anyone who comes back seeming “improved” or more functional is simply relying on a false, blind happiness that’s been prescribed to them. But is that not to be expected when someone is dealing with something as extreme as death or depression?  Continue reading