Sandra, MA and MEd, is an award-winning writing teacher and author of The Story You Need to Tell, an inspirational guide to transformational story-sharing and writing. She has taught thousands of students and presented hundreds of writing workshops. Her articles have appeared in The English Journal, The Arizona English Bulletin, Seventeen, Well Being Journal, and Psychology Today’s blog. Her pioneering work with writers and cancer patients shows us how writing our stories can lead to resilience and renewal—especially during challenging times. When her work was studied at Mayo Clinic, her methods were found to lower stress and pain while dramatically improving the moods and the well-being of her students. Profits from her work support cancer research. You can learn more at storyyoutell.com.