Bad news… due to the snow, my sold-out Introduction to Writing for Wellbeing workshop this Saturday (3rd March) has been cancelled.
Good news… it is being held instead on Saturday 7th April.
Bad news… not all those booked on can make the new date.
Good news… this means there are some spaces now available. All the details and booking contacts will be on the University of Kent website on Monday – click here or email to reserve a place.
Here’s what students have said about previous Writing for Wellbeing courses:
‘Sarah is thoughtful and funny and kind. She allows everyone time and space to think and to be heard.’
‘I’ve loved this course! It’s been surprising, inspiring, emotional but above all enjoyable.’
‘The course was inspirational, joyful and practical. I feel physically and mentally better for having done it.’
‘Sarah is fantastic, she is able to bring out the best in the student and at the same time make them feel relaxed and at ease.’
‘Sarah creates exactly the right supportive environment in which people can express themselves and surprise themselves.’
‘When’s the next course?’
Not surprisingly I get a rosy glow when I read comments like those above but actually all the good work happen through the magic created between the writer and their journal. I’m passionate about the benefits of journal writing, and more and more the research backs up my instincts, but it’s much easier than anyone thinks at first.
However, this isn’t about just getting a journal and writing down random thoughts. It’s about learning new journal techniques and structuring them in such a way that you do surprise yourself. It’s about working out the best tools for reflection, seeing things from new perspectives, and trying new ways of expression. It’s about creating a sustainable journal writing practice. And, as you can hopefully see from above, it’s enjoyable!
If you can’t make the new workshop date, 7th April, the on-going Monday Writing for Wellbeing short course is full BUT we will be running more at Tonbridge so do email the centre to be put on the mailing list.
And I’ll be running some more writing and yoga workshops this summer with Anna Robertshaw so you can get a double dose of goodness! More on these soon or you can follow us at Mat and Page on Facebook to be the first to hear. Meanwhile, here’s a teaser of our beautiful venue….