September 23 - 28, 2016

Write your way to greater clarity, calm, joy and well-being! Discover the healing and transformational power of Life Source Writing™, a five-step method to nourish your mind, body and spirit, while finding your authentic writer’s voice. Unleash your creativity through Writing Alone Together. Relax. Listen Within. Write. Grow. Renew.

This writing retreat does not require any previous journaling or writing experience. During our time together, you’ll be guided to the page in creative and nourishing ways to write from within for wisdom and well-being.

Expressive writing is a proven way to help you:

  • nourish happiness, joy and inner peace
  • improve emotional, physical, psychological and spiritual health
  • gain clarity and confidence
  • reduce stress and increase feelings of calm
  • identify your goals and dreams
  • ignite your authentic creativity

Learn numerous expressive writing for wellness techniques including affirmative writing, dialogue writing, body-centered storytelling and other proven approaches to go to the page to awaken, heal, transform, and create! Mindfulness, creative activities, guided meditation, silence, stillness, writing prompts, movement, coaching, storytelling and more, weave together to inspire you to write what wants to be written for transformation and renewal. Get unstuck. Overcome procrastination. Write past perfectionism. Nourish your creative self. Your words matter!

Lynda Monk, MSW, RSW, CPCC is a Writing for Wellness Coach, speaker and bestselling author.  She is the co-author of Writing Alone Together: Journalling in a Circle of Women for Creativity, Compassion and Connection, as well as co-author of the international bestseller Inspiration for a Woman’s Soul:  Choosing Happiness.  She is also the creator of Life Source Writing™ and producer of the Creative Wellness Guided Meditations CD.  As founder of Creative Wellness, where writing, well-being and transformation meet, Lynda is an experienced workshop and retreat facilitator for both live events and online programs.  She has inspired and supported thousands of individuals to write for increased well-being, self-care, self-discovery, clarity and success.  She lives with her family on Salt Spring Island, BC where she tries her best to write every day. CreativeWellnessWorks.com

“Writing for Wellness is an experience that I will cherish for life. It is a nourishing, uplifting, heart-based program that energized me with the depth of the unique enquiries, structure, fabulous feedback, and beautiful well-researched writing activities. Lynda Monk is a true muse and her conscious, affirming, and healing nature has affected my confidence, creativity and authenticity in such a positive way. One thing I know for sure, is that the value for my money on this course was off the charts! It has inspired me to action and to write to heal myself and the world!”

Thea Khama, Coach & Writer, Botswana, South Africa

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Lynda Monk

TUITION: $525 CDN / 5 nights (meals and accommodation extra)