Time to Write
An Australia study has found that just 15 - 20 minutes of hand writing a day can relieve stress, fear and anxiety. From the 28th of August to the 24th of September, we're helping families discover the benefits of handwriting. Join our Time to Write activities in -store and explore the widest range of pens and notebooks to start your writing journey today.
More than 1 in 3 Australians never or rarely write about personal thoughts, notes, ideas, feelings or memories.
Aussies who handwrite personal notes, multiple times a day, report a greater level of general life satisfaction than those who don't.
7 in 10 people believe that handwriting helps them to be more aware of their thoughts and feelings.
Handwriting personal notes can result in a healthier state of mind and greater sense of life satisfaction.
Use handwriting to keep positive memories and feelins alive.
Consider handwriting to help them be more mindful .
Say it is important to use handwriting to document significant life events.
Overwhelmingly described the use of handwriting as a means of making a personal connection.
Check if there's a workshop near you
Not sure where to start? Get inspired by attending a workshop near you created by Dr Suzy Green, Positive Psychologist and Founder of The Positivity Institute.
Workshops are running 11am – 12pm Saturday & Sunday in selected stores until the 24th of September.
5 Cohen Street, Belconnen
35 Northcott Drive, Kotara
Mona Vale Officeworks
47 – 51 Barrenjoey Road, Mona Vale
24 – 26 Orange Grove Road, Liverpool
Fairy Meadows Officeworks
145 Princes Highway, Fair Meadows
Wagga Wagga Officeworks
T8 & 9 Homebase Centre, 7-23 Hammond Ave, Wagga Wagga
Stuart Park Officeworks
44-46 Stuart Highway, Stuart Park,
North Lakes Officeworks
56 Flinders Prade, North Lakes,
The Zone 183 Kingston Road, Underwood,
939 Marion Road, Marion,
99 – 103 Campbell Street, Hobart,
Shop 9&10, Wodonga HomeMaker Centre, 285 Victoria Cross Pde
189 Canterbury Road, Bayswater,
351 – 355 Nepean Highway, Frankston,
South Melbourne Officeworks
231 Kingsway (Cnr Bank Street), South Melbourne,
121 Bell Street, Preston,
230 Alexandra Parade, Fitzroy,
Osborne Park Officeworks
425 Scarborough Beach Road, Osborne Park,
East Victoria Park Officeworks
343 Shepperton Road, East Victoria Park,
Can't make it to a workshop?
We're helping you discover the benefits of writing for yourself.
All our stores will have a Time to Write Zone where you can write when it suits you.
Or download our Time to Write activities and enjoy the positive effects of handwriting at home.
28th August - 3rd September
'SMART' goals are a proven way to help you achieve your dreams and desires.Download guide
4th September - 10th September
Research shows that letter writing has many health benefits (both physical and psychological).Download guide
11th September - 17th September
Writing down what you're grateful is a simple yet powerful way to enhance wellbeing.Download guide
18th September - 24th September
Challenge yourself to think differently and find solutions to problems.Download guide