The fascinating James Pennebaker, validated

In my inbox, by way of Utne Reader, this just in from Very Short List. The findings of the author of the book I used in the Psychology of Transformational Narrative course, James Pennebaker, are validated again.
Twenty years ago, University of Texas psychologist James Pennebaker concluded that students who wrote about their most meaningful personal experiences for 15 minutes a day several days in a row felt better, had healthier blood work, and got higher grades in school. But a new study from the University of Missouri shows that a few minutes of writing will also suffice.
So go write for awhile! It's good for you!

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