WriteCast Episode 34: Taking Care of Yourself With Mindful Writing -->

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WriteCast Episode 34: Taking Care of Yourself With Mindful Writing

The latest episode of the Walden University Writing Center's Podcast, WriteCast: A Casual Conversation for Serious Writers, is live. This month's episode features Beth and Brittany chatting with two very special guests, Jes and Max, about how writers can take care of themselves. In this episode, listen in on their conversation about the importance of taking time out of each day to write and how to do so in a way that helps writers make the most of their writing session each day. 

Using a practice called Mindful Writing, Walden students who are so busy with careers, leadership roles, families, and other time constraints can spend a little time each day writing. Mindful Writing is designed to help make each writer's brief, daily writing session more focused, more pleasant, and more comfortable. With a more mindful writing practice, you will find that writing isn't something to dread, but rather, something to enjoy and appreciate. 

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 is produced by the staff of the Walden University Writing Center and delves into a different writing issue in each episode. In line with the mission of the Writing Center, WriteCast provides multi-modal, on demand writing instruction that enhances students' writing skill and ease. We hope you enjoy this episode and comment in the box below.

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  1. I love this idea. I have been doing this on my own without knowing there was a name for it. I set my timer, but when it goes off I don't take a break, I stay seated and look at my phone and social media. What I took from this is I need to work and take a real break, walk stretch. Then, work some more. No social media breaks until I am done with my writing session.
    Looking forward to the next cast.

    1. Thanks so much for your thoughtful response, Michael. We are familiar with getting settled in and forgetting to take time for ourselves... that's why we created this episode! :) I'm so glad you have some good takeaways! Please feel free to share your new writing schedule with us. We'd love to hear how it goes!