Letters to the Mind

Jade Moore speaks about her idea to personify mental health issues in order to confront them. Please visit her blog!

Jade Moore

After writing my poem ‘An Open Letter‘ I have felt inspired from having thought about my anxiety as a separate entity. I feel that personifying it made me understand it, and myself, better and that writing directly to a mental illness is a creative technique as well as an emotional outlet for dealing with it.

This has led me to wonder whether other people would find this technique helpful or whether they do (or already have done) something similar.

I’m thinking of using this blog to reach out to people who have mental health issues whether it be:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar
  • Eating disorder (anorexia/bulimia)
  • Personality disorder

Of course, there are many more I haven’t mentioned, but these are the main ones that come to mind.

What I would like to do would be to suggest that anyone who has a mental disorder, or any issue at all…

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4 Replies to “Letters to the Mind”

  1. Thanks for sharing. I checked out her blog. I love her idea! I want to start on a poem soon. I don’t write poetry as much as I use to, so this should be fun.

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