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The Joy of Writing Things Down: Simple self-care for every day
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The Joy of Writing Things Down: Simple self-care for every day (Hardback)

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Whether it's a speedy note-to-self, or a carefully-expressed card for a special occasion; a scrawled shopping list, or a spick-and-span set of career goals - putting words on paper plays a big part in most of our lives. In this book you'll

discover practical ways to turn this most ordinary of rituals - writing things down - into a remarkable source of calm, focus and confidence.

Savour this everyday habit and experience more mindful awareness as you tap into the enjoyment hidden in a host of common writing tasks; learn to take pleasure in your correspondence, find new delight in your diary writing and put renewed heart in your humble to-do list.

In these pages you are invited to revel in the slow joy of writing as you discover the everyday zen of words on the page.

Essays & WritingWriting GuidesWriting & editing guidesHealth & Wellbeing Publisher: Quercus Publishing Publication Date: 27/05/2021 ISBN-13: 9781529412994  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Megan C Hayes PhD is one of the top researchers in positive journalling and has spent almost a decade studying writing, the psychology of happiness, and researching ways that writing makes us happier. She is an academic in the field of positive psychology, a creative writing graduate and has a personal interest in mental health issues, having grown up with a mother and sister who both suffered with bi-polar disorder. Megan works as a lecturer in Creative Writing at Teeside University. She has written three books: Write Yourself Happy (2018), The Happiness Passport (2018) and The Serenity Passport (2019).

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