Archive Page - 2020 June

The Recovery Letters – Reading online weekly class

written June 28, 2020 by Nicky Torode

In our Reading for Inspiration online weekly course we read some moving and inspiring letters from the book The Recovery Letters. Addressed to People Recovering Depression. The power of a handwritten letter to bring comfort and connection in difficult times is unrivalled. The beauty of

Friday Reflections – live online journalling hour

written June 19, 2020 by Nicky Torode

Excited to bring the beauty of the morning and the power of the pen! Fridays are the perfect time to reflect on the working week – trace your energy and flow and what you look forward to the following week. The act of writing your

Hiding & Emerging

written June 16, 2020 by Nicky Torode

Yesterday in Start the Week Write online we wrote from the prompts of Hiding and Emerging. We read the David Whyte extract Hiding – hiding is a way of holding ourselves until we are ready to come into the light…hiding leaves life to itself, to

Webinar for University of New York, Prague

written June 12, 2020 by Nicky Torode

It was my great pleasure to give a webinar to a few students and staff from the University of New York Prague on writing for wellbeing. I had planned to be in Prague earlier in the year to deliver it face-to-face but, the miracle of

Lockdown Memory Box

written June 9, 2020 by Nicky Torode

Yesterday in our online Start the Week Write we wrote a list of things – objects, sounds, smells, food etc – that we would want to carefully place in our Lockdown Memory Box. As ever, writing took me to places I hadn’t expected. Some of

Reading for Inspiration – a real tonic!

written June 8, 2020 by Nicky Torode

In our online Reading for Inspiration group last week we read extracts from the enchanting novel, The Reader on the 6.27. The main character enjoyed reading fragments of books while on his daily commute and passengers relished him reading aloud to them. In our session,