What is writing for wellbeing?

Writing for Wellbeing is a Guided Creative Practice for Self-Exploration and Self-Empowerment through Self-Expression.

A safe space in which you engage in the process of expressing your experiences, feelings and thoughts and how they fit or possibly repeat in your overall life story.

Writing with the intention of either developing, maintaining or optimising a sense of wellbeing.

Whether individually or in a small intimate group you will be guided to write through various fiction and non-fiction writing techniques and exercises and then consolidate what comes up for you in a constructive discussion around it.

I shake off everything as I write, my sorrows dissapear, my courage is reborn

Anne Frank

key factors in Writing for wellbeing

​​A safe, ​confidential and creative space ​are established and necessary for authentic self-expression and writing flow.

​Each session or workshop has a set intention. The topic informs the structure and influences the writing exercises and prompts and ​inquiry.

​Structured discuss​ion around what comes up for you in the writing that you would like to unpack and be assisted with​ ​to hold, process​ and ​assimilate.

​​We don't have to do all of it alone. We were never meant to

​​Brene Brown

Writing for Wellbeing Services

​​Workshop​ Series

Each series goes for 6 weeks. I 3-hour workshop a week. Limited to 6 participants. Emotions Series Topics: ​Trust, Fear, Sadness, Anger, Hope ​& Joy

​Guided Journaling

​Each Guided Journaling has a theme or topic that informs workshop writing exercises, prompts and discussion​​

​Mentoring

​​Sessions are 2-hours and available in​ packages of 6 or 12. During this time ​guided journaling and structured discussion ​are used to work through the issue you bring to be explored, worked through or/and put into ​words​ 

Story Writing ​Services

​First Draft

​Be mentored throughout the process of writing your first draft. Develop clarity on your story, structure, cast of characters and chapter outline. Be supported step by step as we break the elements of the story down, apply them to your vision and develop the story world language and image system. This includes getting feedback on your written work as you go.

Feedback

​​Receive written and verbal feedback on your first draft. This includes comments throughout the word document and a written report that discusses the overall structure, readability, prose, themes, setting, story and characters. Discuss feedback and goals for your next draft.

​​​Story​ ​​Talk​

​For people who want someone to check-in on a needs basis during their writing story to discuss character development, structure and ideas.

​​We tell our stories in order to live.

​​​Joan Dideon

​​C​oming S​oon!

'No More Shame, No More Silence'​

ONE DAY WORKSHOP



Co-facilitated by Ros Lewis and Angelina Mirabito.


Supporting women who have experienced physical, sexual, emotional, psychological or narcissistic abuse within an adult intimate relationship.


A small gathering of women willing to share the truth of their experiences. This workshop is designed to be healing by sharing our truth together and witnessing each other’s stories. Abuse can isolate us. Connection and community empower us. Suffering alone can be a lonely experience.

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Together we will honour our resilience, tenacity and courage. Whatever your truth, come and enrich our group as we explore the power of truth-telling and its potential to transform our lives. ​The content will be both educational and an experience of a group process.


Together we will honour our resilience, tenacity and courage. Whatever your truth, come and enrich our group as we explore the power of truth-telling and its potential to transform our lives.


The content will be both educational and an experience of a group process.


​​MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON FOR THIS EVENT IN EARLY 2019!

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