Time to Write

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.

Dr Suz Gree

Workshops are running 11am – 12pm Saturday & Sunday in selected stores until the 24th of September.

Belconnen Officeworks

5 Cohen Street, Belconnen

ACT, 2617

Kotara Officeworks

35 Northcott Drive, Kotara

NSW, 2289

Mona Vale Officeworks

47 – 51 Barrenjoey Road, Mona Vale

NSW, 2103

Liverpool Officeworks

24 – 26 Orange Grove Road, Liverpool

NSW, 2170

Fairy Meadows Officeworks

145 Princes Highway, Fair Meadows

NSW, 2519

Wagga Wagga Officeworks

T8 & 9 Homebase Centre, 7-23 Hammond Ave, Wagga Wagga

NSW, 2650

Stuart Park Officeworks

44-46 Stuart Highway, Stuart Park,

NT, 0820

North Lakes Officeworks

56 Flinders Prade, North Lakes,

QLD, 4509

Underwood Officeworks

The Zone 183 Kingston Road, Underwood,

QLD, 4119

Marion Officeworks

939 Marion Road, Marion,

SA, 5043

Hobart Officeworks

99 – 103 Campbell Street, Hobart,

TAS, 7000

Wodonga Officeworks

Shop 9&10, Wodonga HomeMaker Centre, 285 Victoria Cross Pde

VIC, 3690

Bayswater Officeworks

189 Canterbury Road, Bayswater,

VIC, 3153

Frankston Officeworks

351 – 355 Nepean Highway, Frankston,

VIC, 3199

South Melbourne Officeworks

231 Kingsway (Cnr Bank Street), South Melbourne,

VIC, 3205

Preston Officeworks

121 Bell Street, Preston,

VIC, 3072

Fitzroy Officeworks

230 Alexandra Parade, Fitzroy,

VIC, 3065

Osborne Park Officeworks

425 Scarborough Beach Road, Osborne Park,

WA, 6017

East Victoria Park Officeworks

343 Shepperton Road, East Victoria Park,

WA, 6101

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.

Goal Setting

Goal Setting

28th August - 3rd September

'SMART' goals are a proven way to help you achieve your dreams and desires.

Download guide
Little Letter

Letter Writing

4th September - 10th September

Research shows that letter writing has many health benefits (both physical and psychological).

Download guide
Gratitude Journaling

Gratitude Journaling

11th September - 17th September

Writing down what you're grateful is a simple yet powerful way to enhance wellbeing.

Download guide
Creative Writing

Creative Writing

18th September - 24th September

Challenge yourself to think differently and find solutions to problems.

Download guide

Win a $25 Officeworks Gift Card

1. Enter a piece of writing inspired by the weekly topic and download your entry form here.

2. Drop off your entry to your local Officeworks along with your name, email and phone.

3. Winners will be announced each week for four weeks.

View terms & conditions here