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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…

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…
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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…
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Find your Way Podcast – Alda Smith in conversation with Rob Stears & Aoife Ryan

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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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…
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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…
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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…
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Why I use gratitude journaling as a wellness tool-Orla Kelly, Publisher

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 Do you…
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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…
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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…