Creative Coping is back this Summer, and we're exploring new art forms to encourage mental wellness! Join us for our FREE, online workshops.
Date and time
Wed Dec 07 2022
<div>Creative Coping is back this Summer, and we're exploring new art forms to encourage mental wellness! Join us for our FREE, online workshops.</div><div style="margin-top: 20px"><div style="margin: 20px 10px;font-size: 15px;line-height: 22px;font-weight: 400;text-align: left;"><p><strong>ALL</strong> are welcome to join us on the interactive journey of self-discovery that is <em>Creative Coping</em>. </p><p>The ways in which we maintain our mental health and wellbeing can look different for everybody, so let's explore some creative outlets that may be right for you! </p><ul><li>On June 4, returning host, Destiny Sharion will introduce poetry as a tool for reflection and expression.</li></ul><ul><li>On July 2, Nidhi Chabora, a psychiatric nurse practicioner, and Nancy Jo Moses, a retired art educator, creators of the "<a href="https://selfdiscoverythroughart.org" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer">Self Discovery Through Art</a>"program, will guide us through drawing exercises. Their focus is using "the arts as medicine". Be sure to have paper and colored pencils! </li></ul><ul><li>On August 6, 'Ihilani Lasconia will lead us in ode-writing with an emphasis on processing emotions.</li></ul><p>Our attendees always have the option to share their work during the live sessions if they feel comfortable; and this time we are introducing a new way to share: <strong>a booklet</strong>! Upon the series' conclusion, we will compile the art we've created and share it with our fellow attendees.<em> Please note that this is completely optional!</em></p></div><div style="margin: 20px 0;line-height: 22px;"><img src="https://img.evbuc.com/https%3A%2F%2Fcdn.evbuc.com%2Fimages%2F299882749%2F180394368702%2F1%2Foriginal.20220609-023023?h=2000&w=720&auto=format%2Ccompress&q=75&sharp=10&s=307792cfa8e3baf0b5edb8c956a9b931" alt="" /></div><div style="margin: 20px 10px;font-size: 15px;line-height: 22px;font-weight: 400;text-align: left;"><p>During our series, you'll find that being present, exploring and acknowledging your feelings, as well as expressing gratitude are recurring themes. </p></div></div>