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Morning Exercise One

Make some lists… Ten things that have happened this year Ten things that have happened in your lifetime Ten things that you care deeply about Ten things that make you happy Ten things that you wish you could change…

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Morning Exercise Two: Part Two

Let’s see if we can make your piece tighter, true-er, better. ‘Our town had one high school. I lived in the far north west of WA and our school brimmed with over 1200 students. The boxy classrooms were filled with…

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Morning Exercise Two: Part One

Start with a feeling/personal experience/true-to-you idea. Choose ONE thing from one of your lists For instance – if my list was – ten things you care deeply about – I might choose this from my list – ‘develop a…

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Reading List

The Brain That Changes Itself  – Norman Doidge Everyday Zen: Love And Work – Charlotte Joko Beck Creative Confidence – David Kelley Living On The Earth – Alicia Bay Laurel Drawing On The Right Side Of The Brain – Betty Edwards The…

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Tidying Up Your Writing

Here’s some things to watch out for: Spelling and grammatical errors It doesn’t have to be impeccable, but do make sure your run a spellcheck and proof read your work before you publish it. You can google to check…

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Afternoon Exercise One

Go back to those topics we created in our first exercise. Choose another one of those. Here’s what to do next: Write a letter about that topic, to a friend. Take your time. Make a cup of tea. Get…

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Afternoon Exercise Two

Okay. And again. Back to our list of topics. Choose yet another one of those. Here’s what to do once you’ve chosen: Write an email to a friend about this topic. Write it in the style you’d usually write…