A lot of people who write a nonfiction book start out very focused on the information that they're sharing and what the reader will get out of it—and that's great. But what they might not know at the outset is that the act of writing itself can open up totally new worlds of opportunity for us as creative beings, and even bring us closer to ourselves and help us heal our own wounds.
Today's guest describes herself as a "closeted writer of personal essays" since adolescence. It wasn't until she set out to write a how-to book at the age of forty that she found the courage to share her creative side with the world. And now there's no stopping her. Laura Khoudari is a pioneer in trauma-informed strength training and the author of Lifting Heavy Things: Healing Trauma One Rep at a Time. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, NPR, Buzzfeed, Upworthy, Elephant Journal, and many other outlets. In this episode, you'll learn:
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