Posts tagged "mental health"
Helen Sargeant - Maternal Journal

Helen Sargeant – Maternal Journal

I had a go at the Maternal Journal guides and they are so much fun, I highly recommend you try them out too and they are all FREE to access online.
Womb Room Tomb

Womb Room Tomb

Thinking of my pre-menopausal body and how this has had an affect on my emotions. A sense of loss, sadness, change, fear of the future and how to fill my time as the children grow more independent.
Maternal Journal Todmorden & Hebden Bridge

Maternal Journal Todmorden & Hebden Bridge

Maternal Journal involves a series of creative workshops that explore the history and practice of journaling and the potential to promote positive mental health and wellbeing.
Maternal Journal Guide

Maternal Journal Guide

I have created a free downloadable journaling template - "Mark making to capture connection between mother and baby" for the award winning Maternal Journal project produced by artist and midwife Laura Godfrey Isaacs. 
Body Image & Self Portraits at Hoot

Body Image & Self Portraits at Hoot

In the autumn term of 2018 I worked at Hoot in huddersfield facilitating a series of workshops about self portraiture fusing drawing and mixed media to help promote mental health and wellbeing. This interview was published via the Hoot blog as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. Body Image & Self Portraits | Mental Health...
The M Word

The M Word

‘The M word’ exhibition curated by Amy Dignam of Desperate Art Wives. A group exhibition of visual and material representation of concepts that revolve around the maternal experience, motherhood and maternal mental health.
A Silent Earthquake

A Silent Earthquake

A film going back in time to when I became a mother and was dealing with post-natal depression.  
The Creative Birth Programme: BODY

The Creative Birth Programme: BODY

I was invited to deliver a drawing workshop for pregnant women about the visualisation of the pregnant body as part of the Creative Birth Programme. The workshop involved exploring the pregnant body through dance, yoga and drawing. I worked  in collaboration with midwife, artist, activist Laura Godfrey Isaac; and yoga teacher and artist Claire Horton, together...
Drawing from birth

Drawing from birth

I led a day long workshop about drawing from birth experiences for Nativity Hub, Leeds, a health and wellbeing project set up by independent midwife Claire Harbottle. 
The child inside the mother

The child inside the mother

Tracing and copying lines and gestures from Naoise drawings, collaging these into family photographs fusing together the present and the past, exploring mother/daughter relationships.
Visual journalling- expressing your life through art

Visual journalling- expressing your life through art

Is there a story form your life that you would like to tell with pictures ? An aspect of your self, identity or daily experiences that you would like to express visually ? If so this exciting 10 week course created by Helen Sargeant is for you. We will be looking at the intersection between...