How to Maintain Calm in the Midst of Chaos

Diana Raab
Sep 12, 2017 · 4 min read
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Here’s one writing prompt for you:

Write about a troubled or chaotic time you encountered. If you had an illness, write a letter to the part of you that was injured. If it involved a relationship or a loved one, write a letter to the loved one. Then write a page on what helps you through your crisis.

Consider the following writing prompts:

  • Close your eyes and imagine yourself in a peaceful place. When you feel calm, write down what you imagined: what you saw, heard, smelled, and felt. Revisit that place in your mind during chaotic times.
  • Write about a positive experience you had recently and why it resonated with you.
  • Write a thank-you note to someone who recently made a nice gesture.
  • If you could change something about your day, what would it be? Write down your thoughts.
  • Write about all the things you do that instill you with a sense of calm.
  • What are some ways you’ve managed to deal with chaos in the past? Record your thoughts in your journal.

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