I decided to realign the general signs and symptoms of mental illnesses. The point is that these sentences sounded negative before I rearranged them. They were factual, but the dark realities of mental illness. This rearranging shows how words can quickly be changed from one meaning to another, showing that our negative thoughts are notContinue reading “Realigned Mental Illness Symptoms, Sign”
Realigning Thoughts and Safe Space.Friday 12th February 2021 at 11 am and 2 pm (GMT) This week was on creating a safe space. A place to take yourself to when difficult times arise. The workshop began with a meditation again, this weeks affirmation being, “I am safe, within this space.” The meditation was based aroundContinue reading “Realigning Thoughts Workshop Series 02”
Realigning Thoughts and Colour.Friday 5th February 2021 at 11 am and 2 pm (GMT). I began the workshops with a short guided meditation as spending a few minutes quietening thoughts is highly beneficial. This weeks meditation was to ensure a clear mind and let go of any negative thoughts or stress. The affirmation that accompaniedContinue reading “Realigning Thoughts Workshop Series 01”
From both personal research and a selection of workshops I have so far gathered that rearranging your words can begin to realign your thoughts. That said, it may be an activity that helps in the present moment and so further work needs to be done to discover if long term effects can happen. The workContinue reading “Can rearranging your words realign your thoughts?”
My second (virtual) workshop was an extension of the previous one, answering the question again can we realign our thoughts by rearranging our words. I held two workshops on Wednesday 30th December at 2pm and 6pm. I believed holding these workshops before the end of 2020 was a positive and calming way to end theContinue reading “Realigning Thoughts & Poetry Workshop”
If we can reorganise our words, can we restructure our thoughts?
Art Therapy was founded by Adrian Hill in 1942 whilst he was recovering from tuberculosis. He discovered the benefits of drawing and painting, which helped in his recovery. He introduced Art Therapy into hospitals and sanatoria’s, which allowed patients to relieve their mental distress due to concentrating on and expressing their feelings and pain throughContinue reading “Art Therapy”