Reply To: Homework Week 1 (Wellness and Recovery Promotion)


I have actually done mindful writing in the past with a fantastic counselor after an extremely difficult loss. I never had the opportunity to say goodbye to this person and she had me write a letter. She told me to just write everything I wanted to say and never got the chance to. It was extremely healing for me. As painful and life changing as my loss was, I had a son, grandson and mother who needed me so I had to focus on positives . I have often used mindful writing in my work as a substance abuse counselor When I worked in residential, I had the residents write a good bye letter to their drug of choice. It was very powerful