Location: Quiet Reading Room
Join local artist Emily Clark for a relaxing Art class!
(More details to come)
What will art do for you?
• Improve mood
• Decrease stress
• Improve memory
Did you know that creative activities are really good for your brain?
• Art-making helps to alleviate feelings of sadness and anxiety
-It is a distraction that regulates, improves, and repairs mood
-Does not result rumination over negative feelings
-It is a great distraction and reprieve from negative thoughts
• Activates memory processes in the brain and can result in meditative states
• Creative activities have been used to help people with mental and physical illnesses for over a century, including:
-Sadness, depression, and anxiety
-Trauma and PTSD
-Dementia and Alzheimer’s