A few months ago, I promised some nice people in New York that I would, sometime very soon, write a book. Since then, I have: Called my mom rejoicing. Called my mom crying. Considered changing my Twitter bio, then thought better of it. Considered emailing all my ex-boyfriends and mentors More

The Guardian: The premise that keeping a journal is good for you often comes back to the seminal work of American social psychologist James Pennebaker, based at the University of Texas at Austin. In the 1980s, Pennebaker revealed that, compared with writing about a trivial topic, writing about important emotional More