Tag Archives: writing therapy

Spain -Summer Solstice Writing Week-June 16-23

Welcome to a week where you will discover how keeping a notebook and writing down your life, sharing your stories and reflecting on your past can unleash your creativity and help you make sense of your existence. A week discovering … Continue reading

Posted in General, Workshops and Retreats | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

The Power of Writing It Down

Because I’m far too often attached to social media, because I sometimes have a rubbish diet, drink too much and exercise too little, because I live too much indoors on my own and not enough outdoors – especially at this … Continue reading

Posted in General, Workshops and Retreats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

The Importance of Good Eating for Good Writing

Ever since my school home economics lessons when, to my utter amazement, I got an A for cookery in my senior school exams, I have felt strangely empowered in the kitchen. Now, in the hectic run up to Christmas, I … Continue reading

Posted in General, Workshops and Retreats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

The Benefits of Silence

Recently, I spent two weeks on my own in Mallorca. I went for one short business meeting but decided to stay on for a bit, to get my head together on an island I love and first visited 45 years … Continue reading

Posted in General, Workshops and Retreats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Creative Writing Retreat? Creative Writing Holiday?

Writing holiday? Writing retreat? Oh, it’s such a conundrum, what do we call our writing weeks? I worry that writing holiday sounds too lightweight, too much fun, not enough sweat, grind and concentration on difficult stuff. Doubts might linger that … Continue reading

Posted in General, Workshops and Retreats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

The Emotional Power of Clothing to Inspire Writing

  An old acquaintance sent me a message a while ago. A photo of my ex’s jacket, draped on the back of a chair. ‘Is this blah-blah’s? Did he leave it here after dinner last night?’ She’d made a mistake. … Continue reading

Posted in Workshops and Retreats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Why You Should Write A Journal

Posted in Workshops and Retreats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Creative and Dream Writing Holiday, Mallorca

Please go to our fabulous new website for more photos and information: http://write-it-down.co.uk/  Write Down Your Dreams Retreat, May 7-14, La Serrania, Mallorca A special opportunity to join writer Elaine Kingett and dream guide Monika Evans in beautiful Mallorca for … Continue reading

Posted in Workshops and Retreats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Writing Holidays, Spain

Please go to our new website for more info and photos: http://write-it-down.co.uk/ WRITING, MEDITATION AND WALKING HOLIDAYS at FINCA BUENVINO 2016 ‘I’ve been on many creative writing courses and this was the best.’ CHRISTINE, teacher. ‘I loved being part of a group … Continue reading

Posted in Workshops and Retreats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Cancer is Caused by Anger – Breast Cancer Part 5

Twice in the last week I have been told by friends that cancer is caused by anger, i.e it’s my fault. Sod genetics and smoking, it’s the hissy fits that have brought me down. I am angry that I’ve got … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off