Creating Awareness By Putting Pen to Paper

31st March 2020

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When you stop and think about everything going on right now in the world, it can be downright hard to deal with and even more confusing to try to process and understand. People all over the world are trying to comprehend and deal with their thoughts and emotions without coming to any type of conclusion. 

One answer that can easily be started today is to put pen to paper and write out your thoughts. You’ll be amazed at how much better you’ll be free just by allowing yourself to be open. 

Creating Awareness By Putting Pen to Paper

Sometimes our thoughts are hard to process because they’re stuck inside of our heads. What this means is that we need to find a creative and useful way to get them out of our brains and down on paper. 

Using the Joy of Mindful Writings and the Writer’s Creative Workbook can help you understand your thoughts and keep your hands and minds occupied at the same time.

Even if you aren’t a writer, you’ll be able to find great benefits by using these two writing companions in a way that creates mindfulness and calmness.

Creating Awareness By Putting Pen to Paper

Writing out your thoughts frees up your brain

If you feel like you’re just spinning your wheels over and over again on the same thoughts, it’s time to “let them go”. Putting them down on paper is getting them out of your brain to make room for something else.

Writing prompts can help you figure out where your emotions and thoughts are coming from

You might not even realize what you’re feeling or thinking right now, and that’s okay. Having some help from writing prompts can get those thoughts and emotions to pour right out of you. 

There is no right or wrong way to write out your thoughts, feelings, or to even create a story. Your writing is just that…your writing. If there are limitations that you feel, try and let them go and allow yourself to be creative in any way that you can. 

Writing allows you to create anything that you want

Sometimes writing doesn’t have to be about what’s going on in the real world at all. You can literally use your writing to create an imaginary place in your mind that you’re passionate about or that you’re looking forward to. Hope in writing is a great way to look forward to the future as well. 

Above all else, understand that whatever you write is something that you can keep privately for yourself. This doesn’t have to be anything that is going to be showcased or shared with others.

Your writing can be as open or as private as you want in the hopes that it helps you come to a more mindful and happy place than where you currently might be. And if you decide that you do want to share with others, do so and be proud of it.

Being courageous to write out your thoughts and feelings is something that not everyone can do. Your words matter and they’re deserving of your time. 

Creating Awareness By Putting Pen to Paper

Win a bundle of beautiful books to inspire mindful writing

To help you put pen to paper and inspire mindful writing we are lucky enough to have a bundle of beautiful books to inspire mindful writing to giveaway.

Prize: A bundle of beautiful books to inspire mindful writing – including The Joy of Mindful Writing and The Writer’s Creative Workbook

To enter simply complete the Gleam widget below, all entries are optional and each one completed will gain you more entries into the random draw.

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  • Peter Watson 31st March 2020 at 8:10 PM

    I unwind by watching mindless TV like Midsomer Murders.

  • Megan Kinsey 31st March 2020 at 8:14 PM

    Playing the piano is really helpful for me in terms of unwinding. That and a nice bath!

  • Solange 31st March 2020 at 9:27 PM

    I love to read or relax in a hot bubble bath.

  • michelle o'neill 1st April 2020 at 6:17 AM

    i find a long walk helps me to unwind

  • Laura Johnson 1st April 2020 at 9:18 AM

    Reading helps me unwind 🙂

  • PAULINE HILL 1st April 2020 at 10:57 AM

    soak in a hot bath with a good book

  • Debbie Smith 1st April 2020 at 11:08 AM

    i love knitting and reading to unwind fab giveaway thankyou stay safe x

  • Rich Tyler 1st April 2020 at 2:15 PM

    Wine, bath, music, tv boxset binges

  • Amy Bondoc 1st April 2020 at 2:28 PM

    i love going for a walk or sitting doe to read

  • ashleigh allan 1st April 2020 at 5:38 PM

    Great prize would love to win!

  • Dan 1st April 2020 at 8:20 PM

    I like to rewind with a nice hot bath full of radox bath salts, bliss!

  • Mark R 1st April 2020 at 9:08 PM

    Seventies glam rock music is the perfect way to unwind

  • Lisa Wilkinson 1st April 2020 at 9:08 PM

    My favourite thing is to read a book but I also like to go for a walk

  • ellie spider 2nd April 2020 at 12:14 AM

    When I am allowed out I like to go skating to relax, but when not I like to do crafting

  • Katie B 2nd April 2020 at 12:18 AM

    Reading, a bath or a glass of wine! Or all three!

  • Eileen Hindley 2nd April 2020 at 5:45 AM

    Relaxing in a hot bath while listening to music helps me unwind 🙂

  • Lisa Parker 3rd April 2020 at 10:55 PM

    I like to use my adult colouring books and art and craft materials to help me unwind.

  • Christine Constable 4th April 2020 at 1:39 PM

    I read and go for long walks whilst listening to a podcast or audio book

  • Jodie Green 14th April 2020 at 10:40 AM

    I like to sew, read or take a long hot bath

  • Ella Langford 14th April 2020 at 7:08 PM

    I keep a diary, write down the events and stresses of the day and try to leave worries and anxieties behind.

  • Claire Nutman 16th April 2020 at 6:58 PM

    Such a lovely giveaway many thanks, recently for me its been Mother nature, either pottering in the garden or walking the dog through the local woods, just the best….

  • Hazel Christopher 20th April 2020 at 10:21 AM

    I like to unwind by spending time with my pets.

  • Susan Willshee 24th April 2020 at 10:09 PM

    I relax by having a long hot bath and thinking about things I want to write down. I like poetry so I write down what I want my poem to say and then work out how to put it into verse.

  • Lorraine 25th April 2020 at 1:34 PM

    I like to listen to my favourite old tunes!

  • Victoria Jardine 25th April 2020 at 7:47 PM

    A sit down on the sofa with a hot cup of tea does the trick for me

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