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03/14 The Art of Positive Emotions

March of 2014, Creative Wellbeing Workshops is celebrating the completion of co-founder Gioia Chilton’s Ph.D. studies at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Gioia was the first student accepted into Drexel’s new doctoral program in Creative Arts Therapies and now becomes the

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Gioia

02/14 Love is a Vital Nutrient

Not only is love wonderful to both give and receive, but it also improves physical health. That’s part of why we have been using Love-Kindness Meditation (LKM) in our workshops. We follow that up with response art, such as the

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12/20 That’s My Motto!

The other day, while Rebecca was sharing with me doubts about buying a new home, I was reminded of a time when I was about 23 years old, struggling with making the decision to go to graduate school. At the

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11/13 Arsenal, Fountain, Toolbox, Kit?

We’ve been struggling over the best metaphor describe the collection of strategies that we use to feel renewed and revitalized.  This dilemma arose after we read one of Lisa Sonora-Beam’s newsletters where she quotes Jason Bourne (from Robert Ludlum’s Bourne Supremacy)

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Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

10/13 Downward Comparisons

Whether you’re in the Mid-Atlantic East Coast or somewhere else, you likely know that things have been very stressful in DC over the last couple of months. We had two harrowing shootings. The government furlough has created an insidious sense

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