Strengthen Your Thinking - Free Writing

Stimulate creative energy and warm up your brain with this positive thinking creative writing activity.

Wellbeing benefits:

Think clearly
Improve decision making
Experience new things

Examples of how this activity can help me:

I want to feel more confident in my decisions.
I want to be able to focus on a task, without getting distracted.  


30 minutes - 1 hour.

Who can I do this activity with?

On my own or with others.

Where can I do this activity?

Indoors or out, wherever's comfortable and without distraction.

How often can I do this activity?

Do for each of the 7 phrases (see Step 1) or pick another theme and follow the stages to create a poem.

What do I need?

  • Pen/pencil
  • Paper
  • Watch/clock or alarm

Did you know?

Research shows numerous benefits to doing creative writing activities, from reduction of stress to building confidence in opinions.

"I've used the techniques in the Free Writing activity to help me to explore and express my feelings about situations I've found myself in. It was really helpful to get it all out and to get some clarity - as well as create a positive piece of writing!"

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