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.

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  

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.


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

Why I’ve never……Ten Excuses

written November 30, 2021 by Nicky Torode

  In our Start the Week Write journaling group yesterday we took inspiration from Brian Bilston’s poem Why I’ve Never Read War and Peace: Ten Excuses. My invitation to fellow journal-writers was to think of the notion of adventures delayed and what we’ve been telling ourselves

Rosehip+Rye….culinary delights from the Near East

written November 8, 2021 by Nicky Torode

  I had the mouth-watering pleasure of talking to Karina Baldry today, co-founder of the appetising culinary business, Rosehip+Rye – bringing soul food from the Near East to the UK. Find out about how passion, a partner and a touch of story is the perfect

Have you tried journaling yet?

written October 27, 2021 by Nicky Torode

Have you tried journaling yet? You don’t need much time! Inspiration is all around and within! Always something helpful comes out in the flow; often that thing that you need right now! Get in touch for an individual session or join Start the Week Write

Memories & Treasures

written October 18, 2021 by Nicky Torode

  Start the Week Write group took bags of inspiration from one of the bric n brac shops in Hastings Old Town today. We journalled from treasure that caught our eye which took us back into precious memories as well as provided us with aspirations