Unpredictable times can bring about a variety of situations that can heightened anxiety and fear. These emotions can eventually wear on our concentration, and immune systems which can limit our ability to continue to utilize our creative gifts.
Many experts in the mental health community encourage people to engage in a variety of activities to deal with stressful situations which include participating in creative activities. On World Creativity and Innovation Day, Spark Your Creative will host a Facebook Live Chat on the topic of Finding Calm Through Creativity During Uncertain Times.
Sharon Burton, founder of Spark Your Creative will discuss how we can lean into our creativity during these unprecedented times with special guest Gretchen Miller,
Gretchen MA, ATR, BC, ACTP Registered Board Certified Art Therapist,, Certified Trauma Practitioner, and a Visiting Instructor at Ursuline College’s Counseling and Art Therapy Program. for over 20 years, She is also the Founder of the Art Therapy Alliance and is. based in Cleveland, Ohio.
We will talk about how creativity can affect us during times of stress, how to engage children in art activities, and the kinds of creative activities are most beneficial for people who don't consider themselves "creative".
Tune into this important discussion on the Spark Your Creative Facebook page on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm ET and bring any questions you would like to share.