You can see some of my own writing on the blog I started a few years back. My aim was to spread well-being through kindness and compassion, so I started writing about my personal journey towards self-compassion, which is on-going to this day. You might see in my posts that my journey isn't always easy. But through my writing, I am able to see more clearly where I've been, where I'd like to go and how, over time, I may get there.
Writing has always featured in some way in my life, whether it's been writing essays at university, writing for publication or writing for self-development. I write every day, and when I noticed how much I was benefitting through my various writing projects, I was inspired to create writing workshops so others could also experience and enjoy the benefits of writing.
The reasons to write are endless! Here are just a few examples of reasons you may choose to write:
Use it as a springboard to growth and healing
Affirm your creativity
Safely express heartfelt emotions, dilemmas and desires
Develop insight into yourself, your thoughts, your feelings and your behaviour
Empower yourself and develop your voice
Link your past, present and future
Understand and own your story and its meaning
If you would like me to facilitate a writing workshop in your organisation, you can contact me via e.mail, telephone or text message.
Current Writing Workshops
Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshops
Seasonal self-discovery writing workshops are for you if want to use writing to explore how to live more intentionally or how to incorporate nature and the seasons into your daily life. Over the course of six writing workshops, one for each season (including the ‘transitional’ seasons of early and late summer), you will learn more about what happens in each season from both a western and eastern philosophical point of view. You will also be given an opportunity to reflect on and write about your own needs in each season, making each workshop an ideal time for you to use writing to consider what is working well for you in each season and what might help you live more in tune with your needs in each season.
Join in any one - or all - of the workshops, running Friday afternoons (1pm - 3pm) on the following dates:
17th April (Spring)
22nd May (Early Summer)
19th June (Summer)
21st August (Late Summer)
23rd October (Autumn)
18th December (Winter)
Until restrictions related to COVID-19 are lifted, the Seasonal Self Discovery Writing Workshops will be running virtually, via The Wee Retreat's on-line studio:
Click here to book into any one, some or all of these writing workshops.
Your investment: £16.50 each workshop; £90 for all 6
You will need to download Zoom for free to be able to access this writing workshop.
Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshops during COVID-19 Restrictions
Until further notice, the Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshops will be live-streamed via The Wee Retreat's online studio. You will need Zoom to access the live-streamed meeting (click here to sign up for and download Zoom for free). The Early Summer workshop will be running on-line on Friday, 22nd May from 1pm to 3pm. Click here to book in to the Early Summer Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshop. Please get in contact if you have any questions or if you'd like to attend but are experiencing financial difficulties.