Medicine and the Arts – Online Course

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***Free Online Course Alert: Medicine and the Arts University of Capetown***

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This is an excellent course on Medicine and the Arts offered by the University of Capetown, South Africa. Check it out!

Source: Medicine and the Arts – Online Course

 

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Courtesy of Artwell Art Therapy

 

The Creative Apothecary Celebrates Medicine and the Arts!

Small European nation becomes a “living lab” for urban innovation researchers | MIT News

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***Community Innovation & Development Series: Andorra Leads***

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          Creative expression includes the broad range of ideas and projects that make up community innovation and development. Andorra, a tiny country between Spain and France, partners with MIT’s Media Lab to develop new ways of creative community development. You may find some good ideas for your own community in this report. Enjoy the images from the ever-wonderful Buddha Doodles.

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Source: Small European nation becomes a “living lab” for urban innovation researchers | MIT News

 

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Courtesy of Buddha Doodles

 

The Creative Apothecary Celebrates Innovation in Andorra!

 

 

Courage and Creating | The Creative Mind

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***Personal Development Series: the Courage to Create***

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          We all need courage to be the creative forces in our small worlds. Today’s essay from the Creative Mind offers us reflections for a quiet October Sunday and the strength to keep on shaping the world as it should be not as it is. Enjoy the wonderful images from Buddha Doodles!

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Source: Courage and Creating | The Creative Mind

 

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Courtesy of Buddha Doodles

 

The Creative Apothecary Celebrates Courage in All of Us!

The Creative Center At 23

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***The Arts in Health Series: The Creative Center at 23***

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          I love finding the “hidden” creative places that those outside their immediate areas know nothing about. The Creative Center, founded in 1994, is a hidden gem to those beyond the New York City area. It has been supporting the arts in health in hospitals and other settings for 23 years. Explore their work and get some ideas for your own community.

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Source: The Creative Center

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Work of the Creative Center!

 

 

Arts Council and NHS join forces to support creativity in Wales | News | ArtsProfessional

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***The Arts in Health Series: Partnership in Wales***

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           Great Britain is a leader in the integration of arts into the healthcare system. Today’s post focuses on the new partnership in Wales between the Arts Council and the National Health Service Wales. Thanks to Arts Professional for the story.

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Source: Arts Council and NHS join forces to support creativity in Wales | News | ArtsProfessional

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Arts in Healthcare!

Arts on Prescription – Sector Guide from HammondCare

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***The Arts and Health Series: HammondCare’s New Guide***

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          HammondCare is an Australian nonprofit healthcare company that specializes in assisted living and dementia care. It is also one of my “Beacons of Hope” organizations. It has been a leader in the integration of the arts into healthcare.  Today’s post allows you a free download of their new guide for Arts on Prescription. I suggest using the A4 version as the easiest to read on computer. Explore the rest of their site to get you new ideas for your own community.

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Source: Arts on Prescription – Sector Guide

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates Arts on Prescription!

To Be Insanely Creative, you Need to Find your FLOW

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 ***Personal Development Series: Finding Your Flow***

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          We all need help in developing and sustaining creative momentum in our lives. Today’s essay by Ravi Shankar Rajan offers insight and ideas to help us recapture the creative flow that so enriches everything we do.

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Source: To Be Insanely Creative, you Need to Find your FLOW

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates The Way of the Flow!

 

Mental Health & Resilience Through the Arts

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AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ARTS AND HEALTH

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          Australia is very active in supporting the integration of the arts into healthcare. This conference in late October-early November offers insight, information, and resources into the roles the arts are playing in wellness in the country. Among the key themes are the arts in mental health and creative aging. The Australian Centre for Arts and Health is an important international organization.

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Source: Australian Centre for Arts & Health

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Arts in Health & Wellness!

5 amazing things you didn’t know music could do for your mind and wellbeing | BreakingNews.ie

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***The Arts in Healing Series: Healing Powers of Music***

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          We know more and more each week about the power of music to affect our lives. It deserves a book in itself. Today’s post from Ireland shares five ways that music can make you happier and healthier.

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Source: 5 amazing things you didn’t know music could do for your mind and wellbeing | BreakingNews.ie

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Power of Music in Our Lives!

2 Late Bloomers Who Found Success From Persistence – The Mission – Medium

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***Creative Aging Series: Shaping Success Later in Life***

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          Warning–this is a very long read, but worth the effort. As I have been working on the design for the School of Creative Aging, it has become very clear that real accomplishment bears very little relationship to chronological age. Today’s post shares in detail the the story of two extraordinary people who made major contributions to our world later in their lives.

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Source: 2 Late Bloomers Who Found Success From Persistence – The Mission – Medium

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates Creative Aging Everywhere!