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Achieve your dreams, reclaim joy – with wisdom from Finding Katherine

  We’re firm believers in team spirit, collaboration and sharing wisdom so everyone learns and benefits. James Sweetman’s Finding Katherine is a book that brought us joy at Waywords Journals. You can read it here. Achieve your dreams, reclaim joy, with wisdom from Finding Katherine Storytelling is a powerful means of communication. This uplifting story by James […]

The many benefits of Journaling

Clare McKenna from Dublin’s Newstalk FM, Alive and Kicking, speaks with Maria about how journaling works and the many benefits of Journaling. Listen back here: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CQGVdgWH5aI/?utm_medium=share_sheet Read more about journaling and how to make your journaling easier and more effective in our blog: https://waywordsjournals.com/blog/

10 tips to handle social anxiety

Are you substantially less excited about returning to the busyness of socialising than perhaps you expected? Do you need some help to smooth the process? This is a perfectly normal reaction after a year of learning to distance from others. Read on for 10 tips to handle social anxiety. Over the past few days and […]

Improve Your Day Today: Seven Ways

What do successful, motivated, energetic people do to turn a bad day into a good one? Here are seven ways to improve your day – today. Procrastination is illogical from every viewpoint. It is like the man who wanted to cross the stream, so he sat on the bank to wait for all the water […]

Reflection on kindness and supporting others

When our new journal, Reflections arrived this week, it prompted me to reflect, starting with a reflection on kindness and supporting others. How do we support others when we don’t meet colleagues at work or friends socially? Fewer physical encounters due to increased workplace flexibility and working from home means employers must learn to support […]

Living a life with purpose – 5 reasons why reflection is key

Understanding yourself at a deeper level is essential to living a life with purpose. So often we look outwards to find peace, contentment, comfort and compassion – for ourselves and for others. What if we could find these feelings within ourselves, enhancing awareness, emotional intelligence, goal achievement and the ability to live a life with […]

How journaling can improve your mental health

Studies have shown that journaling helps reduce worry and anxiety, leading to better sleep, clarity and focus. Creating a journaling habit, writing about your challenges, is an effective tool many use to improve mental health. We all have different ways of coping with life’s challenges. Even with medical expertise as developed as it is, that […]

How can journaling help improve trauma?

Can journaling help improve trauma? Writing about challenges and traumatic experiences appears to improve health, mood and enhance recovery from both mental and physical trauma. There is a theory that holding back strong emotions, thoughts and feelings, can in itself be stressful. Disclosing your deepest feelings, especially about bad experiences is good for health. Have […]