Journaling for Mental Health
What: Journaling for Mental Health, presented by NAMI and the Midwest Writing Center When: Monday, March 15, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. CST Where: Online, via private Zoom meeting Cost: $10 suggested donation (split between NAMI and MWC); free For more information, please visit: http://www.mwcqc.org/nami-mwc-mental-health-journal-workshop/ Maintaining our mental health is as important as taking care of our physical health; this has perhaps never been more true than it has been during the pandemic. Writing, specifically journal writing, is one way to nurture your mental health while expressing yourself. To learn how start a journaling practice, get a refresher, or simply enjoy more practice, join Christina Wassenhove, Jodie Toohey, and Ryan Collins for a free virtual “Journaling for Mental Health” workshop on Monday, March 15th, at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom, presented by Nami and the Midwest Writing Center. Jodie Toohey, author and publisher, will serve as moderator and provide some tips for scheduling a regular writing practice and developing a healthy journal writing mindset. Christina Wassenhove, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and NAMI volunteer, will talk about mental health, why it’s important, and how journaling can be a part of achieving and maintaining mental health. Ryan Collins, teaching artist and MWC Executive Director, will lead participants through journal writing exercises. There is a $10 suggested donation to attend the workshop. The workshop is free and open to the public. All donations will be split 50/50 between NAMI and the Midwest Writing Center.