The Joy of Writing Things Down shows practical ways to turn the ordinary ritual of jotting things down into a remarkable source of peace, focus and confidence. Whether it’s a speedy note to self, a simple shopping list or a carefully planned thank-you note, putting words on paper is a daily habit that can also bring joy and calm.
Learn to take pleasure in your correspondence, find fresh delight in your diary writing and put renewed heart in your humble to-do list.
Easy to read, deeply inspiring and oh so wise. It was the perfect antidote to my in-box overwhelm. Susannah Conway
About the Author
Dr Megan C Hayes has spent her academic career exploring the links between writing, identity and happiness, and she is on a mission to encourage us all to pick up a pen, and reap the wellbeing benefits in writing.