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Study Happy - Art Class

Acadia University Library
Event organized by Acadia University Library

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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
-Mood disorders
-Terminal illnesses
-Dementia and Alzheimer’s