Making Meaning

Expressive writing is an evidence-based practice that been shown to reduce stress and improve coping for people facing a wide range of health and social challenges.

Because of the coronavirus crisis, people are facing serious health challenges and extremely difficult circumstances. This unprecedented, anxious time has enormous impact — not only on our way of operating, but also on our well-being.

The University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center’s Office of Patient Experience and Center for Health Communications Research partnered with health psychologist James Pennebaker and his team at the University of Texas at Austin to build this website. The writing feedback that is provided is powered by the Receptiviti natural language platform.