Journalling for Wellbeing (self-study course)
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In stressful times it’s important to find different tools that can support you to manage your own wellbeing. There is an increasing body of evidence which shows the link between writing as a therapeutic practice and enhanced wellbeing. This course is intended to give you an overview of different methods and formats you can use to develop a journaling practice that works for you. You can work through it at your own pace or in small groups where you may wish to do this with colleagues.
This online course covers the different ways to journal, including with paper and pen or online methods and techniques which may be creative and expressive or fact based documentation. It also includes the benefits of savouring positive emotions through reminding, reinforcing and recording events. There will be exercises you can try for yourself and wellbeing tools. This course includes the five ways of wellbeing, which has a scientific basis and is endorsed by the NHS, it also includes the PERMA model from positive psychology and happiness habits both containing the elements which have been scientifically proven to boost levels of happiness.
There will be a mixture of the written word, videos and activities so you can try some things out for yourself. As a result of this self-study course you will have considered
• How journaling can be used as a wellbeing tool
• How using a diary could help you boost your wellbeing
• Tools such as mind mapping, bullet journals & free style writing practices
• Using vision and action boards to create journals with visual images
• How poems, quotes and inspiration can be integrated with your wellbeing practice
• Digital journaling tools
• Key wellbeing models the five ways of wellbeing, the PERMA model and happiness habits.
Tuesday 29 June 2021