Showing posts with label concentration. Show all posts
Showing posts with label concentration. Show all posts

Thursday, December 30, 2021

Guided Imagery for the Writer and Everyone Else


The world is a hot-mess. I don’t know of anyone who’s not stressed and anxious.

Being creative, whether writing fiction or nonfiction, takes focus. And as a writer, it’s natural that at times you'll find it difficult to concentrate on writing.

With the added distraction of the world’s craziness and COVID-19, and the New Year upon us, well…

I’ve been a subscriber to Bob Rich’s newsletter for a long time and a very recent email was titled Unfolding Guided Imagery.

After reading it and following it, I was impressed so thought I’d share his other guided imagery articles at: 

Also, if you'd like to learn more on how to use tools of positive psychology to ease your stress, Bob is running a free 5-session online course – the information is below.

In addition to being a blogger and author, Bob is a retired psychotherapist.


Bob Rich would jump off this planet because of its crazy inhabitants if it wasn’t for the tools of positive psychology. They allow us to stay calm, sane and even contented in the worst situations (though of course we need to remember to use them).

He is running a 5-session online course that will present 10 of these tools, starting 16 January. This is a fundraiser for his local branch of the Australian Greens, so under electoral laws only Australian residents are allowed to pay for it.

However, Bob has been running free sessions with independent content to draw attention to the main course. The first two have been very popular. The third is due 11 am, Saturday 8 January (you need to guess the year), Melbourne, Australia time (UTC/GMT+11).

If you want to attend, email him and read an award-winning short story, “Two women aged 55.” You'll find it at:

You are allowed to read the story even if you don’t attend the session, and you will find plenty to interest you at his blog.

All these tools are covered in one way or another in two of Bob’s books. You’ll need to go for a hunt on his blog to find them.


Hope this helps you in your writing and in your life in 2022!


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