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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

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

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

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


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

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

Intakes of Breath

written October 11, 2021 by Nicky Torode

In Start the Week Write today we tuned into and explored our values. From knowing the red flags when our values are being trampled on to seeing our values reflected in our fingerprints and footprints! For our journalling task during the week, we’re taking 5

Journalling in Coaching

written September 26, 2021 by Nicky Torode

My article on how to introduce journalling prompts for clients open to pause/write during the session came out in Coaching Perspectives, the magazine of Association for Coaching, July edition.

Journalling to find your purpose

written September 22, 2021 by Nicky Torode

I had great delight running a journalling workshop today for the Small Business Research and Enterprise Centre on the juicy topic of purpose – finding, or refining your life purpose and how it aligns with your business purpose. The participants journalled and shared such rich words