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.
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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…
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7 May 2021
...resilience is your bounce back ability to survive difficult situations to keep going to recover from difficulties
Enjoy our first Podcast where Alda Smith speaks with Aoife Ryan, Relationship Mentor, Parent Mentor, Education,…
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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…
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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?
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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…
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It's normal in life to have up's and down's. Therefore, it makes sense to find the best ways to cope with life's challenges. Journaling is one method I use, particularly, gratitude journaling.
8 reasons to start a gratitude journal
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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…
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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…
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How do you start a gratitude journal? Why is it a good idea?
Journaling may seem easy, after all, it’s just writing things down. Yet, you may wonder what to write? Is there an optimum time of day? How often do you need to journal to get the…
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10 reasons to journal when working from home
For some working from home means an increased workload, problems with setting boundaries, feelings of stress and overwhelm. For others working from home brings isolation, anxiety and sleeplessness.…
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Relax: find positivity and clarity with this beautiful guided meditation. I discovered this meditation at a retreat in Greece, some time ago. It’s wonderful, especially at night. I have used it myself, with my daughter to help her sleep, and…
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Isn’t it wonderful when you try something and it works out really well? Whether it’s shaving that minute off your 5k run, reaching deadlines or discovering coping tools that help you feel positive and increasingly resilient. Resilience is…
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One thing’s for sure - in these Covid-19 times it’s certainly not business as usual and we must think and work differently to succeed. But which of our previous tools and habits would work well right now and which behaviours and processes must we change for the better?
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Struggling to find the perfect gift for a new mum? What about a beautiful, hand-painted self-care journal that offers just the ‘cuppa-comfort’ that she needs.
Postpartum care used to be the Cinderella of maternity healthcare. Irish start-up,…
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The simple act of writing down your thoughts, experiences and reflections can have a positive impact on your wellness. The benefits of effective journaling are positive and can be life changing.
Effective journaling has been found to:
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