Being creative help the whole family during cancer. Making art and music, moving and dancing, singing and playing all lower anxiety and depression, which often accompany diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. Being creative can be a positive distraction or a way to express your stories of the cancer journey. Here are some Well Beings Studio resources that focus on creativity to get you started.
Little Green Monster Project
Enjoy some of our videos that focus on using literature to inspire our creativity. After this introduction, explore the full Little Green Monster Experience here.
- EXPLORE the Little Green Monster Family Experience. Visit now!
- DOWNLOAD Resources: Talking to Children about Cancer, Family Activities for Joy and Healing
- EXPLORE our blogs! Click on captions below for some examples.
Social Media Fun!
To prepare for our creativity mobile app for families, Well Beings Studio is hosting a series of activities. Participate together, then tag with #mystoryquilt to join other cancer-impacted families in the Little Green Monster Project’s online mosaic.
Coming Soon: Family Recipes for Connection
In partnership with Loyola Marymont University’s Art Therapy Clinic and Amber Cromwell, MFT, Well Beings Studio will launch weekly, drop-in art workshops. Beginning October 2020.
Recipes for Connection is a social emotional arts curriculum created for
families, healers, and educators that aims to help build and strengthen
relationships between caring adults and children using expressive and
collaborative art making activities- “recipes”.
Sign Up for our FREE Virtual Creative Arts Workshops here, including “Recipes for Connection”!