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The Ballina Arts Centre and Gus Lynott exhibition in partnership with Mental Health Ireland  

July 29, 2023 @ 11:00 am 1:00 pm

The Creativity for Wellbeing Workshop through the medium of the Mental Health Irelands Connect Café will share creative tools to guide you on your journey of self-discovery and wellbeing. Over two weeks on July 29th and August 5th from 11am to 1pm the workshop will help you understand your life directions, life decisions values and beliefs. Each week we will use creative tools including visualisations, reflections, journaling, mindful colouring, quotes, and coaching tools to help you to harness your creativity and reach your goals. The Creativity for Wellbeing Workbook is based on elements of the Kingstown Colleges ROSE Model.

Cost: Free

Weekly Topics:

Week 1 – R– Reason & Meaning  O – Optimism & Hope

Week 2 – S – Self Identity & Values  E – Empowerment

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Facilitator: Teresa Keane – Training & Development Officer, Mental Health Ireland.

Teresa has more than 25 years of experience in recovery from mental health challenges. She is an experienced facilitator and professionally qualified trainer. Teresa has volunteered as a writing mentor with numerous community groups and has had her own poetry published in several literary journals. She is a familiar voice on Midwest Radio and scripts her daily positive mental health messages broadcast weekly on The Tommy Marren Show. Teresa is deeply interested in supporting people connect with their own authentic selves and supporting their wellbeing by nurturing creative potential.

Places are limited. Book online or call Ballina Arts Centre to secure your place.

Phone 096 73593 from Tuesday- Saturday between the hours of 10am-6pm.