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Journaling The Write Way

We all do different things to get in touch with our thoughts and feelings. As cliché and silly as it might sound, sitting down, grabbing a journal and a pen, and writing it out can clear your mind and ease your soul.

Herrin Senior Photographer|Susan Willis Photography|

My relationship with writing, and even reading, has grown so much after I started journaling. Sometimes we push down feelings deeper and deeper and try to avoid them when in reality that’s only going to make it harder to deal with them.

Carbondale Senior Photographer|Susan Willis Photography|

My advice to anyone who is dealing with anything, or has so many things running through their heads, is take some time for yourself and write it down.

Carterville Senior Photographer|Susan Willis Photography|

Let yourself feel everything, because as difficult as it may be, it’s necessary for you mind and your body. Write down the good and the bad, the happy moments and the sad ones.

Marion Senior Photographer|Susan Willis Photography|

When journaling, find a quiet place, a comfy chair, a notebook and a pen, and get to work. Stick with it, and you’ll be thankful you did.

Carterville Senior Photographer|Susan Willis Photography|

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Susan Willis Photography is a professional photographer specializing in high school senior and modern portrait photography. Based in Murphysboro, Susan Willis Photography travels throughout southern Illinois, St. Louis, MO, and surrounding areas to capture the uniqueness of YOU! Susan also does destination sessions in Charleston, SC; Nashville, TN; Tampa, FL; Tuscon, AZ and beyond.

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