“Writing for Wellbeing”



  • Develop skills in journaling.
  • Learn to use a journal as a tool for self-reflection, gratitude, and overall wellbeing, focusing on the foundational attitudes of mindfulness.

Target Audience:

Open to all, with a special emphasis on mental health. All participants will be asked to fill in a registration form on their first session and an attendance register each time they attend. Participants will be asked to provide up to date contact details so that they can be informed of any unforeseen changes to workshop dates and times.

Workshop Structure:

The workshop will have a holistic approach, combining:

  • Mindfulness Exercises: Cultivating awareness and presence.
  • Meditation: Providing a space for introspection.
  • Writing Exercises: Enhancing self-expression through journaling.


Session 1 (13th April): Intention setting and beginners mind

Session 2 (8th June): Non-judgement and gratitude

Session 3 (10th August): Acceptance and non-striving

Session 4 (12th October): Letting go and generosity

Session 5 (14th December): Patience and trust

Each session will explore how we can bring these attitudes to our writing and use writing to develop these attitudes. Dates and times may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control. We encourage all participants to book in advance by visiting https://Mindfultherapies.as.me/?appointmentType=59321436

Activities and Exercises

Participants will engage in a variety of activities, including guided mindfulness exercises, meditation sessions, and purposeful writing exercises. These will be designed to foster self-awareness, relaxation, and creativity.

Materials Needed

Participants are encouraged to bring their journals. Additional materials, such as pens, writing prompts, and meditation aids, will be provided.

Facilitator Information

The workshops will be primarily facilitated by Davy and Rachel, experienced professionals in mindfulness, therapy, and writing. Their combined expertise will create a supportive and enriching environment for participants. If anyone has a complaint during the session, they are encouraged to speak to the facilitators in the first instance. Alternatively, they can email Rachel at rachel@mindfultherapies.org.uk or Victoria at victoria@mindfultherapies.org.uk.


The workshops will take place at the Mindful Therapies Centre, 1st floor, 15 Carliol Square, NE1 6UF. The venue offers a tranquil and conducive space for self-discovery and reflection.


The “Writing for Wellbeing” workshops, hosted at the Mindful Therapies Centre, are designed to seamlessly integrate mindfulness, meditation, and writing exercises. Participants, guided by experienced facilitators Davy and Rachel, will embark on a journey of personal growth and enhanced mental well-being.


Bi-monthly workshops on the second Saturday of each month, beginning on 13th April.


2:00 PM – 4:00 PM


These sessions operate on a donation basis, with a suggested donation of £10.