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The Christmas season seems to arrive earlier every year. Once the John Lewis Christmas advert drops, that’s it, there’s no going back.
This January, WriteWell’s Community Guide Claire Maguire was joined by two inspiring authors - Rachel Kelly & Niamh Fitzpatrick for a Writing Through Trauma conversation.
Best selling UK author and Mental Health Advocate Rachel Kelly believes in the power of writing for wellbeing. It has helped her to navigate challenging times in her life, especially when she suffered from depression.
WriteWell founder and former NHS nurse Christina Bunce has seen firsthand just how powerful the written word can be for mental health, and she’s on a mission to bring those benefits to a wider audience.
If you’ve spent any amount of time on the WriteWell platform, you’ll have come across the calm and resourceful presence of Community Guide, Claire Maguire.
It is said that each animal holds a human characteristic. The squirrel reflects busyness and efficiency. A badger is fearless and resourceful. The cat is independent and quiet, sometimes aloof too! So what does man’s most beloved pet, the dog, say about us?
With our #writingcan campaign rolling out today, we’re on a mission to raise awareness of all the wonderful positive impacts writing for wellbeing can have. As a self-care tool, we know that writing can help us work through difficult emotions, reduce stress and embrace new perspectives and more positive outlooks.
A simple writing for wellbeing exercise to help anyone going through a stressful change in their life - taken from Kate McBarron’s 4-week online course with WriteWell.
This time of year can have a profound effect on our moods. This simple writing for wellbeing prompt could help you to see challenges from a fresh perspective.