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Creative Well Being for Creative People by Shellharbour Libraries- Part 2

On Thursday 21st October 2021
Starts at 1.30pm Save to calendar

Today's working world in creative industry poses a unique set of challenges to maintaining our mental wellbeing; more than ever when we experience isolation, restriction and loss of community life in lockdown, and with uncertainties in our current times.

Part 1: Micro Practices in Mental Health -  Held on 14 October 2021

Participants who attend this session are encouraged to register for Part 2: Day-to-day Self Care + Creativity.

Description: Explore a universal tool, The Window of Tolerance, for checking in, noticing, and doing a personal mental health check. Learn how to develop a practice of tuning into physical and emotional responses that stop you from
getting on with your day.

Learn how a range of creative practices and habits can offset these experiences, and identify some micro practices you can bring into your day.

Experience a Creative Adventure with artist Sally Ann Conwell, through
imaginative play, drawing, storytelling.

Part 2: Day-to-Day Self Care + Creativity - Held on 21 October 2021

Participants who attend this session are encouraged to register for Part 1: Micro Practices in Mental Health.

Description: Following on from learning about the Window of Tolerance, dive into understanding what Self-Care really is, why it's non-negotiable, how to plan for it, and how it supports us being at our optimal state for work, creative output, parenting, relationships, life.

Experience a session on Mindful and Mindless Mark Making with Creative Journaler, jeweller and artist Mel Young

You will receive:
● An experienced program facilitator throughout the sessions
● Highly engaging creative facilitators to introduce creative practices
● Bespoke e-workbook for you to refer back to and use as a tool on
the road
● No materials will be provided for this, however you will be provided
with a list of suggested materials to gather.

Facilitated by Makeshift.

Supported by the Regional Arts Network including Kiama, Shellharbour, Wollongong and Wingecarribee Councils.

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Event Days and Times

On Thursday 21st October 2021
Starts at 1.30pm Save to calendar

Cost

10

Location

At Online event
76 Cygnet Ave, Shellharbour City Centre NSW 2529, Australia

Contact

Contact Name: Shellharbour City Libraries

Phone: 02 4221 6111

Categories: General Events

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