How Meditation Can Help a Writer

By Sweta Srivastava Vikram At the 2014 Academy Awards, Robert De Niro’s intro of the best screenplay nominees caught the attention of many. “The mind of a writer can be a truly terrifying thing”, he said, before continuing, “Isolated, neurotic, caffeine-addled, crippled by procrastination and consumed by feelings of panic, self-loathing and soul-crushing inadequacy. And …

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Michigan Press Donating Books to 7-Year-Old’s Literacy Group

By Ernest Dempsey The Loving Healing Press of Ann Arbor, MI, is proud to announce participation in the children’s literacy group Rhymers are Readers via book donation. The 13-member children’s choir group Rhymers are Readers meets at the Woodlawn-Faith Methodist Church in Alexandria, VA, and promotes book reading with ethnic-conscious stories and material. …

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 BY DIANA RAAB ON APRIL 18, 2018IN THE SPIRIT Spring is a great time for transformation and new beginnings. It’s also a time for your mind to bloom. For those living in cold climates, the winter months are often spent inside, in self-protection mode, so spring is a season when you can …

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Healing through Writing

I began my writing career at age ten, sitting in my walk-in closet scribbling in my journal. My mother had given me the journal to help me cope with my grandmother’s suicide. Thirty years later, those childhood scribblings inspired my first memoir, Regina’s Closet.  Fast forward ten more years, I …

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