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Teen SEL writing prompt on healing old wounds

Learn from Life's Tough Lessons Writing Prompt

There are moments in life that leave an emotional scar. Use these writing prompts to reflect on the lessons learned and to encourage growth beyond the wounds of the past.

  • What is a moment in your life that left an emotional scar?
  • What is something you learned from that experience?
  • Which continues to help you grow now that the event has passed— the scar or the lesson?
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This writing prompt is based on the quote "Keep your lessons. Let go of your scars. Make tomorrow a new day."
Read more about this quote and how to heal old wounds and grow beyond old experiences.

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