Why we need to be creative to be well with Donna Ford

Donna Ford

Podcast interview with Donna Ford

Are we neglecting creativity? Can it help to transform our mental health? Do we need to be creative in order to be well? That’s what photographer and creativity educator Donna Ford and I discuss in this episode. 

Donna shares her own experience of suffering from depression at the age of 21, and in how far creativity can be an incredibly powerful tool to improve your mental health and wellbeing.

She shares tips on how to get started and how to address the common blocks that often hold us back from being creative. Particularly if you think that you’re “just not a creative person” or you’ve stopped exploring creativity but miss it, then this episode is for you. 


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I’m Claudia Smith, a qualified nutritional therapist, functional medicine practitioner and coach specialising in depression. This is where I share my thoughts and advice on natural and holistic approaches to overcoming depression.

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