Ep. 12: Why we need to be creative to be well with Donna Ford

Why we need to be creative to be well

Why we need to be creative to be well

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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To follow Donna on Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/donnafordcreativity/

And her website: 

https://www.skirtingboardsandchandeliers.com/

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I’m Claudia Smith and I help women get to better mental health naturally. Having overcome depression once myself, I am now a qualified nutritionist and positive psychology coach.

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