For example “in an experiment with 63 recently unemployed professionals, those assigned to write about the thoughts and emotions surrounding their job loss were reemployed MORE QUICKLY than those who wrote about non- traumatic topics or who did not write at all.
Expressive writing appeared to influence individuals’ attitudes about their old jobs and about finding new employment rather than their motivation to seek employment.”
Besides, expressive writing can improve immune system and lung function, enhance relationships and social role functioning.
“The Writing Cure: How Expressive Writing Promotes Health and Emotional Well-Being” Crisis The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention 23(3) · September 2002
“Expressive Writing and Coping with Job Loss” Stefanie P. Spera1, Eric D. Buhrfeind2 and James W. Pennebaker2 / Academy of Management Journal