It is proven that expressing your feelings and thoughts through writing can actually make your wounds heal faster.
For cancer patients, expressive writing makes them change their attitude towards their disease and make them want a better quality life.
Writing why you are thankful for 15 minutes before going to bed can actually make you sleep better.
Overall, expressive writing makes your mind and body feel better. It improves physically by lowering blood pressure and improves your liver and lung functioning. Mentally, it regulates stress levels, improves mood, and symptoms of depression.