written March 20, 2021 by Nicky Torode
Great to get the publication in the post from the States recently. My vignette – Obsession – is about the love and joy of receiving the lifeline that is books in the post!
Journalling for wellbeing workshop – performing arts
written March 2, 2021 by Nicky Torode
I was absolutely delighted to facilitate a journalling workshop for BAPAM’s community drop in session today – British Association for Performing Arts Medicine. A pleasure to hear people’s experience of journalling, reaction and their written words in response to the writing prompts and poem. I
The Sun – hearthealer
written February 28, 2021 by Nicky Torode
This week in my community ed class, Writing for Wellbeing, we revelled in the sun (virtually). We read a fun poem with made up words about the sun, taken from a children’s poetry collection Hearthealer Lightbringer Joymaker And we had fun adding our own ‘made
Journalling to develop your business mindset
written January 22, 2021 by Nicky Torode
“Extremely useful and inspiring. Loved your relaxed presentation.” I was delighted to receive participants’ feedback from today’s journalling workshop I gave for the City Business Library, London. Great to hear about people’s experience with journalling and how their words flowed with the prompts today.
Talk at Chekhov Cultural Center
written January 19, 2021 by Nicky Torode
I was thrilled to give a talk to the members of ELE at the Chekhov Cultural Center, Moscow last week. My only regret was I couldn’t do it in person! I thoroughly enjoyed the thought-provoking and insightful questions members asked me. Thanks so much
Inspiring tutor and author
written December 15, 2020 by Nicky Torode
My final podcast guest of 2020 was the inspiring Russian tutor and author, Marina Vantara, based in London. Her passion for lifelong learning and research into linguistics shone through. Listen to her journey of success here and also read about her services and book here
Raise Your Game – Entrepreneurs journalling and Coaching Club
written November 28, 2020 by Nicky Torode
The magic combination of journalling and coaching really is the thing to make the difference. If you are thinking about starting your own business, already in your own business…get in touch. A supportive, attentive and enjoyable club which helps you know more about yourself to
UNYP Wellness Webinar
written November 4, 2020 by Nicky Torode
It was such a great pleasure to give a webinar on Writing for Wellbeing to students of the University of New York Prague and the general public last night. I introduced a variety of techniques of writing (letter writing, list writing, writing from film and
In conversation with Albina, energetic and refreshing language teacher
written October 29, 2020 by Nicky Torode
Albina, a retired English language teacher and group leader, shares her highlights and tips from her rich teaching career. Turning reluctant learners into English language teachers is a feat which rests on Albina’s refreshing attitude and positive approach to teaching and learning.
Insight is 2020
written October 20, 2020 by Nicky Torode
Wrote this piece when the first lockdown hit. Obsession, funny how new obsessions took root, attention zeroed in on what had been taken for granted.
Writing for Wellbeing – IWC Moscow
written October 16, 2020 by Nicky Torode
I have great delight to be running a live writing for wellbeing workshop to the International Women’s Club Moscow at the end of the month. I’ll be showing how writing and reading inspiring poems can really restore emotional balance and promote a proactive attitude to
written October 7, 2020 by Nicky Torode
I really love how journalling takes you to new places and you come away feeling more connected with yourself and others. This week in Start the Week Write journalling group we looked at the idea of resonance. I often ask in my journalling and reading
Start the Week Write – Journalling online
written October 1, 2020 by Nicky Torode
Come and feel the magic of journalling together. I provide carefully curated writing prompts to inspire you and help your words flow. Expressing yourself on the page and sharing with others in a safe and supportive space is transformative. I’m a trained coach and facilitator
Early bird journalling for your success
written September 24, 2020 by Nicky Torode
Love the power of the morning and the pen to wake up and shake up my thoughts, bring to life new ideas. Harness your power with early bird journalling.
Coaching Outdoors – Nature Nurture
written September 14, 2020 by Nicky Torode
The weather’s great! Being outdoors is essential before Autumn truly descends. I’m taking coaching outdoors over the next few months. Just love the way that nature inspires and is a resource for our creative mind. If you feel stuck with your goals or just want
Journalling for business development
written September 7, 2020 by Nicky Torode
Journalling is a powerful tool to get you thinking differently about yourself and your business. Most people have heard about gratitude journalling or bullet journalling. Have you ever heard of journalling for your business development? Writing to help you focus, innovate and accelerate! Give
Lunchtime Journalling – get food for thought this September!
written August 26, 2020 by Nicky Torode
Starting this September we have some lunchtime journalling to help you take your business thinking to the next level. Did you know that journalling is an effective tool to help you gain clarity, spark ideas and move you forward with your goals? A live, facilitated
Lunch and Learn on Journalling for Enterprise Nation
written August 16, 2020 by Nicky Torode
I was delighted to share my passion and knowledge of journalling for business success at an online Lunch and Learn session for Enterprise Nation this week. “It was BRILLIANT…the exercises you set us really got me thinking. It was very helpful.” Katya Willems at Easyinstamcr.
Next Move Coaching for lifestyle independent entrepreneurs
written August 10, 2020 by Nicky Torode
Definitely a time of year when I’d be thinking of heading overseas for a break. Sadly, not so this year so a creative summer staycation is planned soon! This August I am offering location independent entrepreneurs affordable Next Move Coaching sessions. I work one-to-one or
Reap the benefit of writing outdoors – Writing for Wellbeing, Alexandra Park in Hastings
written August 5, 2020 by Nicky Torode
Get your walking shoes on! Start the Week Write is going outdoors this August. We will get inspired by the wonders of nature, get lost in the sensory delights of this magnificent park. Nature, our companion and guide to our own wellbeing. See you there!