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The Power of Words

written May 25, 2022 by Nicky Torode

An old picture now but a timely reminder to keep going with those goals. You know the ones – those you set long ago that gathered dust along the way as derailers, blockers and the sting of rejection took hold! Ouch! But it was exciting


Guest blog post Small Business Research + Enterprise Centre

written May 18, 2022 by Nicky Torode

Read how journaling can help diminish your imposter syndrome through these prompts to build a regular journaling practice https://smallbusinessresearchandenterprise.com/2022/05/18/journaling-to-diminish-your-imposter-syndrome/


Walk this way! Street Wisdom’s coming to Croydon in June

written May 17, 2022 by Nicky Torode

I’m thrilled to be able to wander the streets of Croydon again! Street Wisdom, a blend of mindfulness, creative thinking and connection to place, is sooooo delicious I can’t stop smiling.  Through some tuning-in exercises, we’ll find answers to those questions turning in your mind,


Journaling for Wellbeing – in libraries in May

written April 25, 2022 by Nicky Torode

With Mental Health Week coming up in May, I’ll be in person journaling for wellbeing at Hastings Library and Bexhill. Book via the libraries for the free session. It’s going to be fantastic to be face-to-face surrounded by history and books! Connect, write, share and


Wonder Walkshop – Street Wisdom

written April 6, 2022 by Nicky Torode

Come wander with me this May in Hastings Town Centre! Using the creative and magical approach of Street Wisdom we’ll explore the gifts hiding in plain sight on every street! Read more about Street Wisdom here and book on their site. Can’t wait!


Come dine and journal with me!

written by Nicky Torode

Soul food and soulful journaling workshop, Queens Wood Cafe, London next Tuesday 12th April Inspired by good food and nature, we’ll write from imaginative prompts, wander into self-discovery and leave nourished! Fluffy pancakes and Estonian tea included in the ticket price – book on Eventbrite


Helping Professionals Find their Happy Place for Work – Alexandra Kirienko

written April 1, 2022 by Nicky Torode

Listen to career coach, Alexandra Kirienko, Your Career Your Way, in the latest Inspiring Minds podcast as she tells us how she provides a holistic career support service to help clients not simply to find a job but find their rewarding and purposeful career.  www.instagram.com/your.career.your.way/


Food & Writing to Nourish

written March 26, 2022 by Nicky Torode

  Come down to Queen’s Wood on April 12th for a delicious journaling for wellbeing workshop. Hosted by Rosehip+Rye pop up cafe, we’ll be served fluffy pancakes, berries and smoky, herbal Estonian tea. I’ll provide a treat of imaginative writing prompts on food, we’ll write,


Journaling to Boost your Business Confidence

written March 24, 2022 by Nicky Torode

It was a delight to meet so many entrepreneurs this morning at my webinar workshop on Journaling to Boost Your Business Confidence. From a variety of imaginative prompts our pens/keyboards took us to new insights, perspectives and, most helpfully, ways forward. I’ll be back at


Talk to the page! Journaling for Entrepreneurs

written by Nicky Torode

My guest blog is up on Enterprise Nation’s website – how journaling can help entrepreneurs https://www.enterprisenation.com/learn-something/talk-to-the-page-journaling-a-habit-of-highly-effective-people/  


Journaling to embrace change

written March 9, 2022 by Nicky Torode

  Last week I had the pleasure to facilitate a journaling workshop for performing artists at the community drop-in held by BAPAM, the British Association of Performing Arts Medicine. It was totally inspiring and moving to hear how the theme and creative prompts resonated when


Enter the powerful world of StoryLearning

written March 2, 2022 by Nicky Torode

Introducing to you, serial entrepreneur, Olly Richards, who’s disrupting the world of foreign language learning with StoryLearning.  You know how the brain is hardwired for story, well, that’s the premise of Olly’s model and gift to us language learners. Learn more about StoryLearning in this


Journaling to diminish Imposter Syndrome

written February 24, 2022 by Nicky Torode

  Today I had the pleasure to facilitate a journaling workshop for the London-based SBREC – Small Business Research + Enterprise Centre on imposter syndrome. With information on the signs and types of imposter syndrome, we conjured into form the imp…the little devil fuelling our


Storm to Calm

written February 22, 2022 by Nicky Torode

  In Start the Week Write this week we took the theme of storm-like traits as prompts to journal from – where we might feel crumpled, where we might be too bendy, who we give our power to. We wrote on the other side of


The Power of You – Marina Roberts, confidence coach

written February 3, 2022 by Nicky Torode

  Marina Roberts, founder of The Power of You, shares her business story of how her niche chose her, how she supports her clients make profound changes to their mindset, confidence and public speaking skills. Truly inspirational!


Destination Love – Rachael Lloyd, love coach

written January 28, 2022 by Nicky Torode

                          You’ll hear passion and expertise in abundance in this podcast with Rachael Lloyd, a dating and relationship coach who helps smart successful women master their dating skills and find loving relationships.


Ch-ch-changes!

written January 24, 2022 by Nicky Torode

  Nothing like a foot tapping song to kick off the Start the Week Write journaling workshop on Changes! In fact, nothing like reading the lyrics to an old fave and realise how I’d been singing the wrong words ALL this time! In one hour


Journaling to uncover your values – from personal to business

written January 21, 2022 by Nicky Torode

I was excited to deliver a webinar for the Small Business Research and Enterprise Centre this week on the juicy topic of journaling to uncover your values and to guide your business development. I shared creative exploratory journaling prompts to elicit values which opened up


Start the Year Well

written January 17, 2022 by Nicky Torode

  In last week’s Start the Week Write journaling group we reflected on our first journal entry from last January! We saw how we’d stayed true, focused and also where priorities had shifted. Reflecting on journal entries – and coming to the old journal with


Journaling to spark creativity – with song writers and performers

written December 5, 2021 by Nicky Torode

It was a real joy on Friday meeting song writers and performers at my Journaling for Creativity workshop, arranged in partnership with BAPAM and the Royal College of Music. Through a variety of imaginative prompts using images, a poem, lists and a recipe we tuned