Creativity for Wellbeing Workbook
This wellbeing workbook by Mental Health Ireland uses creative tools to guide you on your journey of self-discovery and wellbeing. It includes visualisations, reflections, journaling, mindful colouring, quotes, and coaching tools. The workbook will help you to harness your creativity to reach your goals. Have a peek behind the covers and meet the makers by watching the book launch here.
Illustrated by Artist Dominika Stoppa
The Creativity for Wellbeing Workbook is beautifully illustrated by artist Dominika Stoppa. Dominika is a Polish-born artist. Her Work / Shop is based in Castlecomer Craft Yard, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland. Coming from a family with a multigenerational tradition of artists and craft makers, she received a Fine Arts Degree in 2008 (Art School in Gdynia, Poland). Dominika specialises in botanical illustrations, linocut prints and portraiture. You can find out more about Dominika and her work as an artist, illustrator, printmaker, entrepreneur & workshop facilitator here.
The ROSE Model
In this wellbeing workbook we use the ROSE Model to create a blueprint to discover our authentic self and to begin living our lives by it. Life directions and life decisions become less complicated when they are viewed in the context of their true values and beliefs. In each chapter we will explore an element of the ROSE Model. We have also carefully and thoughtfully selected creative elements and coaching tools for each chapter to support you to deepen your knowledge of what is important to you. These include visualisations, mindful colouring pages, a Wheel of Life tool, a Life Resumé, quotes, reflective questions, a values tool, the GROW tool and many more. We were lucky to have the creator of the ROSE Model, Paula King, guiding the incorporation of the model. Paula is also the Director of Kingstown College. Find out more here.
The Creativity for Wellbeing Workbook was coproduced by a generous and passionate group of mental health promoters, community development workers, recovery education experts, coaching experts, people with lived experience of managing the challenges of mental distress and members of the team in Mental Health Ireland.
You can find a companion page for the book here. You will find the visualisations audio and some complementary downloadable mindful colouring pages.
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Proceeds from the sale of the Creativity for Wellbeing Workbook
All proceeds from the sale of the Creativity for Wellbeing Workbook will go to Mental Health Ireland (CHY 5594), a charity whose mission is to promote and enhance mental health and wellbeing and to create a culture where we are all respected and supported, especially when our mental health is challenged. Your purchase will contribute to projects and initiatives including:
- Free mental health awareness training for community groups and free printed mental health information resources, including this publication, for community groups.
- Scholarships for people with experience of mental distress and their families and supporters towards their participation on a range of third level mental health and recovery promoting courses through our Tony Leahy Bursary Programme.
- The development of a free ‘Coaching for Recovery’ module for community groups and the delivery of our Mental Health & Family Caring: Supporting the Supporters programme for people in supporting/caring roles across Ireland. This is provided free of charge.
- Projects led by Mental Health Ireland’s network of Mental Health Associations and their volunteers, who promote mental health and support recovery at community level through innovative and collaborative projects.
- National mental health promotion campaigns aimed at reducing stigma, encouraging talking about mental health, building resilience, and promoting early help-seeking.
- Our partnerships with priority groups; groups and communities who are statistically more likely to experience poor mental health for a variety of reasons including discrimination, economic and environmental factors, and a lack of access to supports
Publisher : Mental Health Ireland (3 December 2021)
Language : English
Paperback : 88 pages
ISBN : 978-1-3999-0999-0
Dimensions : 210mm x 210mm x 8mm (Approx)