Writing For My Sanity, Therapeutic Writing and Meditation Workshop
Writing has always been a way of release for me. Once I was diagnosed with PTSD, depression, anxiety disorder and other emotional instabilities, writing became my life. I have kept a journal for over 20 years, I started writing poetry around the same time, these writings have helped me grow and given me the opportunity to evaluate where I was at different points of my life.
Throughout the years, I have always looked to connect with others like myself, who suffered trauma or abuse, battled depression or mental illness, and needed a place to relax and relate. I found many local writing workshops but nothing was a good fit, creative writers mixed with those who just wanted to write, professionals with amateurs, people's work being critiqued until they were uncomfortable sharing. Earlier this year, I released my second book, a book of poems titled, Writing For My Sanity, which gave me the inspiration to create this workshop in July 2017.
I was always told, if you can't find what you seek, create it, so I did. The Writing for My Sanity workshop is my way to give back to the community that raised me and the craft that saved me, writing.
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The FREE Writing For My Sanity Therapeutic Writing and Meditation workshop will be held weekly, on Tuesday evenings at the Impact Hub in Baltimore from 6:-7:30 p.m.
Bring a pen and noetbook/pad or computer/tablet and come enjoy a relaxing environment, the opportunity to write, connect and meditate.
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Though this workshop is 100% FREE, donations are welcome.
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