Tyler Carter from Issues opened up to us about losing a fan to suicide. Tyler shared that his escape from feelings of depression is to write music. One way he uses music to help him get out of a dark place is by trying to write from a different perspective than what he is feeling. For example if he is having a hard day, he might write a story about a hero conquering many battles. Watch this video to hear Tyler talk about his experiences.
- Write a sentence describing your negative feelings right now.
- Set a timer for 5 minutes and just write a story that challenges what you’re feeling. For example, if you’re feeling sad write a story about someone experiencing joy.
- Share your story below
- Reflect on how your feelings have changed after writing