Improve Your Mood - My Secret Space - Creative Writing


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My Secret Space - Creative Writing

"Using the ĎTravel Journalí activity I've made a journal of all my days out in the last few months, and it is currently one of my most treasured possessions. It somehow means more than photos as itís so personal - I've spent time and care on it and every corner of every page means something to me."

Unwind and get away from it all in this relaxing positive thinking activity. Build up a picture of an imaginary secret place to go to in your mind to ease lifeís daily stresses.

Wellbeing benefits:

Feel optimistic
Make mind up
Improve concentration

Examples of how this activity can help me:

I want to find healthy ways to relax and to help me deal with stressful situations.
I want to be able to make decisions about what I do and don’t want.


30-40 minutes.

Who can I do this activity with?

On my own or with others. This is a great activity to do as a group and to share.

Where can I do this activity?

Online or print off and do anywhere.

How often can I do this activity?

This is a great activity to re-call when a bit of time out is needed, but aren’t able to go anywhere.

What do I need?

  • A pen/pencil
  • Paper

Did you know?

Creative activity can change our perceptions of ourselves, others and the world around us. Creative activity builds different ways of thinking, that it can change people’s perspectives by reinterpreting experience, and also encourage unusual connections of thoughts and ideas.

"The 'My Secret Space' poem is in one of my notebooks to look back on as it reminds me of the safety and comfort I can create in my head even when things don't feel safe."

Workshop participant

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