Difficult times are often the most dynamic. Writing is a great way to figure those times out, or just get thoughts out of the mind and onto the page. This is for writing... and a lot of other stuff I enjoy.
Read about the Dyatlov Pass Incident on the recommendation of a friend today. In the middle of scanning the article, I had one of those moments when what I took in was so harrowing that I got real chills. Read it: www.wikipedia.org/wiki/dyatlov_pass