The Joy of Writing Things Down

The Joy of Writing Things Down

£14.99

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.

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Whether it's a speedy note-to-self, a simple shopping list or a carefully penned thank-you note, putting words on paper is a daily habit - and can also bring us great joy and calm.

In this book you'll discover practical ways to turn the ordinary ritual of jotting things down into a remarkable source of peace, focus and confidence. Learn to take pleasure in your correspondence, find fresh delight in your diary writing and put renewed heart in your humble to-do list.

Dr Megan C Hayes has spent her academic career exploring the links between writing, identity and happiness - and she is on a mission to encourage us all to pick up a pen and reap the wellbeing benefits in writing.

'A treasure trove of uplifting and accessible practices, to organise your mind and give shape to your day.' Suzy Reading, author of The Little Book of Self-Care

'Easy to read, deeply inspiring and oh so wise, it was the perfect antidote to my in-box overwhelm.' Susannah Conway, author of This I Know: Notes on Unraveling the Heart

Additional information

Weight0.34 kg
Dimensions18.6 × 11.6 × 2.2 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

208

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

808.0019 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K