Journaling is a hugely beneficial activity that offers an opportunity for reflection, self-expression and personal insight. Here’s my three tips for making the most of your journaling, and a challenge at the end… 1. Write for you Journals are personal things. People often write as if someone is looking over their shoulder. They worry, consciously … Continue reading Three ways to MAXIMISE YOUR JOURNALING

Doing too much

When will I take notice? The above note appeared in my morning pages today. It’s something that crops up a lot. I don’t know how many times I have to tell myself this before I take notice, or fully acknowledge the level to which I overload myself. Possible reasons: There are lots of things I … Continue reading Doing too much

The Evening Check-in ✍🏻 Reflecting on the Day

A valuable companion to morning pages We rush through life: wake up, check the phone, walk the dog, dash to work, grab a coffee, lunch at the desk, trawl through emails, go home, have a quick dinner, watch a bit of telly, then sleep for a few hours until we have to get up and … Continue reading The Evening Check-in ✍🏻 Reflecting on the Day

Morning Pages ✍🏻

In a previous post, I mentioned morning pages; if you’re not familiar with the idea, this is what it’s all about. The term “morning pages” comes from Julia Cameron’s book The Artist’s Way. This is an inspirational book for anyone interested in exploring creativity, or who feels their creative impulse is floundering. I was first … Continue reading Morning Pages ✍🏻