WRITE FROM YOUR CENTER:
Meditation and Mindfulness Writing Course
15 minutes a day to transform your writing—and your life.
In just 15 minutes, you can transform your writing, your day and your life…
This mindfulness writing course is designed for writers and non-writers alike to help you jumpstart your writing, reconnect with your center, and access your deep creativity.
With this course you can
*Be supported in your writing practice
*Be supported in a meditation practice
*Write with more ease
*Access your authentic voice
*Be more creative
*Reconnect with yourself
*Be more grounded
*Listen better — to yourself and others
*Feel more at peace
*Come into greater health
*Feel more fulfilled, communicative, and productive
*Access your authentic power
*Finally write the work you’ve been wanting to write
This simple, radical program is designed to have all of these effects. MAKE 2020 the year you commit to your writing and write the work you’ve been dreaming of writing
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How It Works
31+ Day Mindfulness Writing Course With Meditation
The heart of this practice is 31 different 15 minute audio recordings
All you need to do is hit play and the mindfulness writing course will provide you with:
*A 3-5 minute meditation to quiet the mind and body
*A writing prompt to guide your creativity
*Supported writing time (10 minutes)
It also comes with lifetime access to a private facebook community for accountability, support, encouragement, connection with other writers, inspiration, and more.
It’s simple, but it’s also radical!
Why bring meditation and writing together?
Fifteen minutes a day?
In our busy lives, we might feel like we have no extra time at all. That’s why a course like this is all the more important!
However busy we are, it’s essential that we take time for ourselves.
In my personal experience, and in my professional experience working with thousands of students, fifteen minutes a day is the perfect amount of time to establish a new habit and relationship with yourself.
Instead of cutting into your too-busy day, fifteen minutes of meditation and writing will make your days feel fuller, more spacious, more efficient and more rewarding. And I promise that you can fit in the extra fifteen minutes without losing out on anything important. In fact, spending fifteen minutes a day on this mindfulness writing course will make you feel like you have MORE time!
A Daily Practice?
But a daily practice is not for everyone.
Maybe you want to use this practice twice a week. The course guides you to figure out what fits for your schedule.
And because once you enroll, you have LIFETIME ENROLLMENT, you can start when you want and go at your own pace.
You will find that the practice deepens over time. And at different times in your life, you can use the practice differently.
The course also comes with lifetime access to a private facebook group of a wonderful, supportive community of like-minded writers. This is an optional place to share work, ask questions, make connections, get inspired, get support. I’m very active on the facebook group and am there to provide guidance, answer questions, and cheer you on!
Hi! I’m Nadia! I created this mindfulness writing course because I know first hand the power of both mediating and writing, and that power compounds when we put the two together!
I’ve been a reader and a writer for as long as I can remember, and I have also benefited enormously from mindful practices over the past fifteen years.
I found that while writing was my first love, meditation helped me heal and grow in ways that writing alone could not.
We come to produce our best work when we come from a more centered, grounded place. Only when we can access our own fullness of being can we create our fullest, best work.
What’s Included in the Mindfulness Writing Course
*Suggestions/Guidelines about how best to use the course and different ways you can benefit from it, including guidelines for how to use the course to deepen a writing project you’re already working on
* Thirty-one days of downloadable 15 minute audio guides (more than 8 hours of recordings in total) in a beautifully packaged program so that you can listen to the audios again and again.
*Access to a private facebook community of other writers who are participating in the practice. A place to connect with others, share your writing, get feedback, get support, ask questions, check in with me (I’ll be active on the facebook group) and more!
* A calendar to chart your progress
*Lifelong enrollment. Start any time. Come back to the course any time! Go at your own pace!
And once you have a year long practice, it’s easy to make it a LIFELONG PRACTICE!
* Expansions to turn the 15-minute practice into longer supported, mindful writing sessions.
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“I was feeling completely stuck in my writing–and in my life. Then I started to do Nadia’s meditation and mindfulness writing course, and everything began to flow again.” -Chris B
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Most of us are ready to revitalize, but we forget the detox step.
We’re ready to jump into our writing and go full force ahead.
I get it. I do that, too. Even though I know the benefits of meditating before writing, I’m often so eager to get to work, that I go right to my computer.
I feel that I’m too full of ideas to quiet my mind and sit in mediation first.
So if I feel this way, I understand if you do, too!
But when I DO meditate before I write, my writing is more clear, more direct, more focused, more profound, more creative, more surprising, more insightful.
And my students see the same results:
“I can’t believe how much I can write in only ten minutes when I meditate first.” -Janice P.
“Most of the time by minute ten, I’m still fidgeting in my seat before I write, but when I meditate first, I often do my very best work in the first few minutes of writing.” -Paul F.
But it’s hard to do this alone.
That’s why I created fifteen minute audio guides.
All you need to do is hit play and you’ll be guided in the meditation, be given a writing prompt, and be given ten minutes of supported writing time.
If you want to keep writing after that, please do. But if you don’t, no worries. You’ve done your fifteen-minute practice for the day!
THE COURSE IS FOR YOU IF YOU ARE:
An experienced writer who wants to go deeper into your work
New to writing, but want to start to explore your creative voice more
Interested in improving your health and using meditation and writing as a tool
An experienced meditator wanting to explore new practices and to bring writing to your practice
A new meditator, ready to try a new practice with support
Ready to see changes in your life
Ready to get unblocked and to access your full voice and insights
Ready to connect with a group of like-minded people
THE COURSE IS NOT FOR YOU IF:
You want step-by-step technical guidance
You have no interest in meditation
You have your own set practices that you don’t want to change
You are only interested in the product of writing, not the process
MEDITATION: DETOX and RECENTER
How does it work?
We live on overload most of the time. We rush from morning to night, and when we have down time, we often use it to scroll our newsfeeds or to consume some other form of media. Even when we’re not working, we’re often infiltrated by the news and the energies around us.
No wonder our systems are overloaded.
And as our mental and emotional systems get overloaded, our physical systems, too, get overworked.
Our adrenals, our kidneys, our livers, our central nervous system, are all working overtime.
Stress leads to inflammation and a general weakening of the immune system.
We become emotionally and mentally imbalanced.
We can hardly hear our own thoughts and our own voice for all the noise around us.
My meditation and writing practices start with meditation to help you disconnect from all that external noise and calm your mind and your body.
Scientific studies have shown that just a three minute daily meditation practice can help:
- Reduced stress
- Reduces anxiety
- Promotes emotional well being
- Increases immune system function
- Increases immune system function
- Lengthens attention span
- Improves Sleep
- Improves self esteem
- Helps controls chronic pain and addiction
- And much more
Imagine if you never took a shower, you’d be pretty covered in grime and filth and would start to smell and would very likely get sick.
Our culture spends a lot of time thinking about our external cleanliness and appearance, but very little time focusing on our internal health and needs.
And we tend to separate the mind and the body, as if they were two separate things, but as new research shows, they are inextricably connected.
Every day, you’ll have a new guided audio meditation to practice with.
Whether you are completely new to meditation or an experienced meditator, this program will give you empowering meditations so that you never need to miss a daily meditation.
Meditations include practices in the tradition of:
Thich Nhat Hanh,
kundalini yoga meditation
You get to experience lots of new meditations and see which work best for you.
So many people struggle with finding time in their day for a daily meditation. This program makes it as easy as sitting down and hitting play!
And even if you already have a daily meditation, this program can be a nice complement to any daily meditation practice.
WRITING PROMPT AND WRITING SESSION: RESET AND REVITALIZE:
But then what?
Coming into quiet is important. And we also need to express ourselves.
Writing helps us claim our voice, be more fulfilled, write the work we’ve been meaning to write–and enter into greater wellbeing
This program guides you to listen to yourself and tap into your authentic voice and deep creative power.
And it guides you to write not just from your over-busy head, but from your centered body that you have connected with in the meditation.
Each day I’ll offer a different prompt to help guide your writing.
These prompts are designed to stand on their own and jumpstart new writing AND to help you go to new and deeper places with writing projects you’re already working on.
The prompts include:
*Poems from authors such as Emily Dickinson, Rilke, Mary Oliver, Rumi, Ross Gay, Lucille Clifton, and many others
*Short prose passages from authors such as Audre Lorde, Rebecca Solnit, Virginia Woolf, Anne Lamott, Thich Nhat Hanh, Thomas Merton
*Collections of words to write from
*Places to focus your attention,
* & more!
Ten-minutes of writing after a short meditation can produce more powerful and insightful work than hours of writing in other conditions.
You write not only from your wandering mind, but from the insights and wisdom of your body.
During the ten-minute of writing time, I’ll offer short reminders to stay connected to your body as you write.
Most of us tend not to write at all or to sit down and write in little bursts. This program guides you to develop a daily writing practice so that you have a regular, comfortable and intimate working relationship with your writing and your voice.
It helps you get through blocks and stay unblocked.
And just as meditation has powerful health benefits, writing has been scientifically shown to improve both emotional and physical well-being.
Expression and self-understanding are some of the key factors in health and help regulate both our moods and our immune systems.
“I used to write only from my head. Working with Nadia, I learned to write from my belly. Sure, my head is still working, but what I’m saying is so much deeper and more honest now.”
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
What If I can’t commit to a daily practice, is this course for me?
Yes! Do what makes sense for your schedule. Try for three times a week. Or two. Be intentional about it and try to keep up with your own intentions. Use the facebook group for support.
Or use the practices in this course to onboard your writing, at those particular times you need it.
There’s no falling behind in this course and no failing! The supporting materials will help you decide what is right for you. And once you enroll, you have lifetime access to the course, so you can use it whenever you want.
I’ve never meditated before, is this course for me?
Absolutely! This course will walk you through meditation and you can always come to the facebook group for support.
I haven’t written in a long time, is this mindfulness writing course for me?
You bet! This course will get you writing again and enjoying the process!
I already have a daily mediation practice, is this course for me?
This course only offers short meditations, so stick with your daily practice and add this to it. If you have a daily meditation practice, I think you’ll enjoy bringing writing to another meditation practice!
I already have a daily writing practice, is this course for me?
When you bring meditation and writing together it can really boost your daily writing practice and help you have deeper insights and access a different level of creativity! So yes!
I’m in the middle of a long writing project, is this course for me?
Yes! It can be hard to stick with a long writing practice. There are special directions for how to use this course in tandem with a longer writing project. This course will get you working more efficiently and help you clarify your message and your writing and strengthen your own unique writing voice.
“I was feeling completely stuck in my writing–and in my life. Then I started to do Nadia’s meditation and writing, and everything began to flow again.” -Chris B