Health and well-being are like an ocean wave — a continuum of ups and downs. At the crest of the wave, you’re in the peak of health, but when the wave crashes against the shore it can leave you feeling washed up and depleted.
It’s an ongoing challenge to ride those waves, to maintain life balance, to control stress, and to optimize your health day after day. And when you’re diagnosed with a life-changing disease, well-being can seem even more elusive.
That’s when WRITE TO BE WELL™ can provide a variety of tools to bring individuals and organizations back into balance and to lead you forward on the journey to renewed vigor and peak performance.
We write to get well.
We write to feel better.
We write to breathe purpose back into our lives.
We write — a simple solution to complex problems, anytime, anywhere!
THE GET WELL PROJECT is about writing.
We teach how to use writing as a simple, life-long tool to get your life moving forward to optimal health … and keep it going!
THE GET WELL PROJECT is based on the work of pioneers
in the fields of expressive writing, self-affirmation and action scripting.
Writing empowers you to increase control over, and improve your health.
Did you know writing can help you in your effort to prevent heart disease, stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and arthritis?
Writing can also rescue us from the emotional turmoil of living with an acute or chronic disease.
Writing is a powerful ally in managing your disease. Turn to it when you’re feeling overwhelmed by health details.
We write to diminish stress in our lives. If we don’t, stress might kill us – literally!
Writing is a proven release from stress. It resets your emotional and physical equilibrium, and helps you to reframe your perspective.
This is all about YOU, and how to optimize your well-being.
THE GET WELL PROJECT helps you define and achieve your unique path to optimal health and well-being.
Your vision of optimal health and mine are different. That’s OK! The question is: What do you value in your life and what priorities will you commit to, as you move toward a healthier path forward?
Only YOU can define and make the changes for your personal vision of health and well-being! Are you ready to make the first step?
Is something holding you back? Writing can help you breakthrough resistance to change.
Optimal health is not a quick fix; it is a lifelong process of choices to support your health and well-being. There will be stumbling blocks and poor choices along the way; yet, with a vision based on your values, you can manage your health challenges, even when you slip up now and then.
But let’s look at that rocky road for a moment. Sometimes, your emotions get in the way of making good choices. What can you do?
Susan (Sue) Ives McCollum is a licensed professional counselor with a Master’s degree in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University in Maryland. In her one-on-one work with clients, Sue has always incorporated journal writing, gratitude logs, and goal setting in her healing work. She believes writing deepens self-awareness and fosters resilience. She has seen the transformational power of writing not only in individual work, but also in her writing groups and with women around the world.
Diane Hartingh Price received her MSOD from American University. She is a veteran consultant, coach, and is a Duke trained Integrative Health Professional. In her work as an integrative health coach, she partners with clients to enhance their health, clarify goals and values, develop an action plan for making lifestyle changes using their own inherent character strengths to reach personal goals, and provide support for lasting change.