Shhh! Six (or more) creative wellness secrets to enhance life
Wellness is saturated by creativity, and this activity-injected, 4500-second workshop communicates six key premises of creativity and wellness which can entail work, emotions, and thinking (Sweeney & Myers, 2003). Topics will include creative obstacles; current research on creativity; and concepts for immediate use in life. The sole prerequisite is OTE (openness to experience). This workshop will include mini-lectures as well as optional multiple small- and large-group exercises and individual activities.
What 3 things will your participants learn or experience as a result of your workshop?
- Name the components of creative wellness (from Sweeney & Myers, 2003).
- Discuss one primary obstacle to creative wellness.
- Utilize at least two exercises/activities in self-care for creative wellness.
What might be 3 ways that the content of your workshop changes your attendees’ perceptions, habits, ways of working, or view of the world?
- Recognize how emotions can play a role in creative thinking.
- Recognize their individual ANTs (automatic negative thoughts) and the ENTs (external negative thoughts) in their personal and professional worlds.
- Recognize that situations of constraint represent an opportunity for creative thinking.
What are 3 ways your attendees might apply what they learn in your workshop?
- Participants will leave the workshop with preliminary ideas of their individual CNN (creative nurturing network).
- Participants will leave the workshop with ideas for creative thinking props that can be used daily.
- Participants will leave the workshop with their individual PAL (positive affect list).
- Creativity For Mind, Body, Spirit – Health and Wellness, Human Potential, Personal Growth