Entries by Maria Burke

You know you want to journal but you don’t know where to start

You know you want to journal but don’t know where to start. These are comments I hear a lot from clients about journaling: I want to journal but don’t know where to start. I’d like to see more of the inside of a journal so I can decide which one I’d like to try. So, […]

Turn a bad day into a good one

Everyone has bad days every now and then. You’re not alone. When life however, seems to be full of lacklustre days, unproductive days, or days when you feel a bit sad,  it’s time to do something about it. Small actions can make a big difference. The secret is this: it’s about actually taking those small […]

Journaling Workshops create clarity, positivity and focus for you and your team

Well-being is key to thriving at work and in life and the pandemic has highlighted how important it is for businesses to care for employees on every level. Journaling packs a powerful punch in terms of providing  well-being benefits such as clarity, positivity, focus and decreased stress. Whilst journaling is an individual pursuit, it’s also […]

Types of Journaling

What are the different types of journaling and which method would work best for you? What is journaling exactly and why squeeze journaling into your already, perhaps over-crowded schedule? One key reason to journal is it’s a high return-on-investment wellness tool that gives you back a greater reward than the time and effort you put […]

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. Achieve your dreams, reclaim joy, with wisdom from Finding Katherine Storytelling is a powerful means of communication. This uplifting story by James Sweetman gets you […]

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 […]