Writing is a great way to clear up you mind on a idea, a situation or even to know yourself better. Also, when you write you are more thoughtful about the form. Maybe free writing is helpful sometimes but in general I think it's actually good to think about the way you will dress up your thoughts, when they sound pretty, you really feel like keeping them in mind. It can have you to create your own mantras.
Kanojo Kanajo E.
Peace and calm within. I would start writing shaking and wanting to lash out. But once my pen hits the paper I am no longer in the state I once was