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Expressive writing …the reasons why, and the benefits

Read on, or watch the video! https://youtu.be/f1ggZkpf_NM With our busy lives, and all the associated stresses and strains, taking the time to sit, examine our thoughts and feelings, and then write about them, can seem like an unjustifiable luxury. It can also feel a bit scary.But writing things down has proven therapeutic benefits. Talking is… Continue reading Expressive writing …the reasons why, and the benefits

Daily Journaling – the Evening Check-in ✍️

A useful companion to morning pages Read on, or watch the video! https://youtu.be/2s3NGiWkL_Q Today I want to talk to you about the evening check-in. What’s the evening check-in? Well it’s a similar but very different companion to morning pages. At its simplest, the evening check-in is a reflection on the day. While your morning pages… Continue reading Daily Journaling – the Evening Check-in ✍️

MORNING PAGES! My experience and the benefits…

Morning pages is a concept from Julia Cameron’s book The Artist’s Way. Writing morning pages has many benefits, but some people don’t find it easy, so I thought I’d share my journey with morning pages, my technique, how I lay out my notebook – why I use four pages instead of three! – and how I… Continue reading MORNING PAGES! My experience and the benefits…

How to take a DIGITAL DETOX – my 3 tips! 😌

With all our digital devices and constant connectivity, we’re inundated with information every day: email, messages, meetings on Zoom or Teams, social media notifications and scary news about the end of the world. We haven’t evolved to deal with this amount of information. And that’s why taking a break from it all is increasingly popular.… Continue reading How to take a DIGITAL DETOX – my 3 tips! 😌

Writing Tips – PROOFREADING!

Proofreading is one of the most underestimated aspects of the writing process; it's also one of the most difficult, and one of the most important. It's the final polish to make sure our work is error-free, professional, and ready for submission. 🤓 Read the full article here. Or watch the video! https://youtu.be/7jM5PmXWfMk

Craft

Freeing creators and consumers from traditional constraints It’s all in the name 👨‍🎨 Craft is a relatively recent arrival at the Apple software party, and it’s caused a bit of a stir. It’s bloody gorgeous, dressed to the nines, and has a growing number admirers. Craft plays in a fashionable space. Note-taking, wikilinks, backlinks, collaboration…… Continue reading Craft

Writing Tips: EDITING!

Now we’ve got a first draft, it needs knocking into shape. Read the full article... or watch the video! https://youtu.be/7zb1NTmF11M

Writing Tips – THE FIRST DRAFT!

Writing a first draft can be daunting. It's always a challenge, even for seasoned professionals. Here are three tips to make the process easier. Read the full article, or watch the video! https://youtu.be/myZ9e_ndxYE