WRITE, TO HEAL by Mimi Zhu

this newsletter is about using the written word as a healing practice
Created 06 Apr 2020
  • Abundance in the Unknown
    30 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 16 3
    Hi beloved friends, I am spiraling. In the last few months, there has been a lot of uprooting and change. It has affected my relationships, my mental health, my everyday life, and my writing. In this ...
  • Summertime Melancholy
    16 Jul 2021 • 3 min read • 17 1
    hello my friends, i apologise that i dropped the ball on last month’s newsletter. to be quite frank, i have had much to say with no words to say it. the season of summer reared her bright, luminous an...
  • Moments In Love
    26 May 2021 • 4 min read • 19 2
    today i turn 27. today also holds the Super Flower Blood Moon in Sagittarius (my moon is also in Sagittarius) and lunar eclipse. the energy feels static and intense, and it is a vital time to release ...
  • Yearning to Belong in my Body
    26 Apr 2021 • 6 min read • 8 1
    Trigger Warning: Mentions of Intimate Partner Violence Two months ago, I received blessed news that I would be publishing a book with Penguin. This book is called BE NOT AFRAID OF LOVE, and I have not...
  • Honouring Our Grief and Woundedness
    29 Mar 2021 • 7 min read • 11 1
    Trigger Warning: Mentions of gun violence, white supremacy, racial misogyny, and grief. Nearly two weeks ago, on March 16th 2021, a white supremacist went to three different Asian massage parlours in ...
  • In stillness, I see everything ❈
    22 Feb 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 2
    TW: mentions of death, violence and grief. I have been mourning my grandfather for the last six months. That grief has mostly looked nothing like I expected grief to look like…I haven’t cried as much ...
  • Have you met yourself again? ⁕
    26 Jan 2021 • 4 min read • 18 3
    In a few days, I am leaving the home I’ve been staying in (for six months) and moving far away. As I prepare myself for this new transition, I find myself feeling melancholic on the cloudy mornings an...
  • do we acknowledge the fullness of each other's lives?
    31 Dec 2020 • 4 min read • 16 0
    it is interesting how a year that pushed us all into isolation and introspection also taught me the most i have ever learned about interconnection. The Mystical World (Leading you on travels in a myst...
  • why i cry during sunsets ☼
    30 Nov 2020 • 4 min read • 13 0
    there is a reason i cry during sunsets. in this essay, i will write them out to you in three parts: part i sometimes i scorn at the fact that i no longer know (like my ancestors did) how to travel by ...
  • do you see yourself the ways you wish to be seen?
    30 Oct 2020 • < 1 min read • 10 0
    hello angels! very exciting news, i have released my first ever merch drop <3333 i created these with my dear friend justin of MADHOUSE press. if you’ve ever wanted to wear some of my writing now you ...
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