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Express coaching 3 x 30

written November 29, 2023 by Nicky Torode

Coaching at the point of need! Finish the year well with three short coaching sessions to move you forward. Coaching is often about hearing the conversation you need to have with yourself. Get to that shift in awareness and all else flows! Book on my

Walk listen create!

written November 27, 2023 by Nicky Torode

I have the pleasure of doing a walkshop for the social enterprise Walk Listen Create this January. We’ll zoom in for warm ups, go on our own solo wander with some lines of poems and journaling question to take on our walk. And then hop

The Makers Journey – the makings of you podcast

written by Nicky Torode

Loved working with Easimus Jones this year. We’ve created the Makers Journey podcast – 3 questions to probe gently into the learnings and peaks of the week. Really is an effective creative and reflective space. Can’t help but smile on a Friday! And in January

Lovable pumpkins! Journaling into fond food memories

written October 31, 2023 by Nicky Torode

  Yes, Halloween people! And we brought to you, in this month’s Hastings Independent column, these delicious recipe and, quite frankly, nourishing journaling exercises! Journaling into fond food memories, using our imagination, planning something delicious to try are all ways to boost our mood! Give

Journaling to optimise work-life integration

written September 28, 2023 by Nicky Torode

Thrilled to deliver another journaling workshop today for the SBREC – Small Business Research and Enterprise Centre. A topic close to my heart and entrepreneurs I coach too. Work-life integration – how to optimise?  Spending time on self can be hard when the constraints and

Street Wisdom time! Wander into fresh thinking

written September 9, 2023 by Nicky Torode

Love the magic of Street Wisdom, an everyday creative practice where the street offers us fresh thinking! And Camberwell, what a treat! Book in, it’s free, it’s fun, it’s Friday.  See you on the streets of Camberwell!

Eat, Write, Love!

written September 8, 2023 by Nicky Torode

Eat, Write, Love! Oh yes, what a combo.  My first column with Sonja from Rye Nutritional Therapy. We journal for health and wellbeing into fond food memories, harvest insights and step away with more ease and flow. All packed with bite-sized nutritional info and inspiring

Early bird journaling is back!

written September 6, 2023 by Nicky Torode

    Mornings never felt so good: coffee, journal, go!   Early bird journaling sets you up right for the week. Untangle the weekend, identify what’s calling this week and make a to-do list that’s bursting to get done! Journaling gives you clarity, focus, energy, success!

The Makers Journey – join our coaching circle for creatives

written August 15, 2023 by Nicky Torode

Yes, summer is energy, summer is fun, summer is slide-y! Don’t let summer slide away without moving – or falling back in love with – your creative goals. We’re here to help. We are the Makers Journey – giving you a burst of motivation, energy,

Journaling in Manhattan (Manhattan Gardens, Hastings!)

written June 21, 2023 by Nicky Torode

  Be inspired by nature, small wild bloomings outside and inside. No experience of journaling necessary. Give it a go, feel how energising it is when you catch the colour, the sounds, the scents, memories and delights. Get in touch See you in Manhattan

Bexhill Ukrainian Hub – celebration event 23rd June

written June 20, 2023 by Nicky Torode

Come connect and enjoy an evening of Ukrainian culture – music, song, dance and food – celebrating the Ukrainian spirit. At the marvellous De La Warr Pavillion. Our journaling group of Ukrainian women will display some of their touching words. UKRAINIAN CELEBRATION OF CREATIVITY &

Get this journal started!

written May 30, 2023 by Nicky Torode

Delighted to see my guest blog on BAPAM’s website – the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine. I was also delighted to run a journaling workshop for BAPAM staff recently. Journaling really does make a difference, a vital tool to get to know yourself better,

Come wander with me in Croydon this July!

written May 18, 2023 by Nicky Torode

Street Wisdom, a head-to-toe creative practice to help you tune in to yourself and the environment. We wander and find answers tucked away in the streets to our top-of-mind question. Sounds curious? Sounds inviting? Sign up for July 7th Croydon Street Wisdom with me! Book

Journaling at Battle Library – mental health week

written by Nicky Torode

  Delighted to be part of East Sussex Libraries activities for Mental Health Week. Come journal with me at Battle Library. See how journaling and mindfulness can aid your wellbeing. Book on their website for your free spot. Connect with yourself on the page and

Ideal and real – Early bird journaling

written April 3, 2023 by Nicky Torode

  I love the early mornings, lighter now, and seeing people join my Early Bird Journaling from all over! I love seeing, too, their posts on Insta! This image is from an Early Birder in Spain! Today, we journaled into the ideal and real, with

Out Lines – stroll+journaling

written March 20, 2023 by Nicky Torode

Come wander and journal with me this 27th! We’re strolling on Queens, mighty road of fascination in Hastings. After wandering, noticing, being with ourselves, we’ll gather in Sunshine Cafe for journaling and deeper connection. Message me to book.

Come wander with me in Hastings. Street Wisdom is all around!

written March 1, 2023 by Nicky Torode

What better way to feel energised, tuned in and have a breakthrough! Yes, Street Wisdom is back in Hastings. We’ll do some tune ups and tune ins and then quest around the streets of the Trinity Triangle to find answers to our top-of-mind question. The

Exile, home and belonging

written February 25, 2023 by Nicky Torode

All key themes in my creative writing and they swirled in force into a heady brew when I recently touched down on Guernsey, my home island of sorts! Here I am next to the statue of Victor Hugo, Guernsey’s famous resident, after his political exile

Start the year well …. Journaling in the library!

written January 30, 2023 by Nicky Torode

  We carried our journals and pens, gathered around a table in a cosy corner of Hampden Park library and started the year well! We framed the new year as the next chapter, alive to what calls and delights. We read a poem which was

Kick off 2023 with a Street Wisdom walkshop

written December 5, 2022 by Nicky Torode

Come wander with me…through the streets of Peckham. Street Wisdom is a creative and mindful way of finding answers to turning and churning questions we hold in our mind. Tune-in and tune-up with some guided exercises and then we’re off! Meet outside the entrance to