Creative Approaches to Self-Care: Self-Criticism to Self-Compassion

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Creative Approaches to Self-Care: Self-Criticism to Self-Compassion

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Bluemle Life Science Building 105 233 South 10th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

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About Creative Approaches to Self Care:

In order to care effectively for others, we must first learn to care for ourselves. This interdisciplinary series, led collaboratively by 3 creative arts therapists and a poet, is designed to engage students in self-care practices that promote healthy stress management and burnout prevention. Workshops will address topics including how to cope with stress and anxiety, cultivate relaxation techniques, find balance and develop self-compassion.


October 21: Self-Crtiticism to Self-Compassion

We all have inner critics that compare how we are with how we think we should be. While this tendency to judge and evaluate ourselves can be a source of motivation, it can also undermine our sense of self-worth and make us feel “not good enough” in many areas of our lives. This workshop will focus on how to shift from viewing ourselves through a lens of criticism to a lens of compassion. We will utilize writing and music to challenge perfectionism and promote self-acceptance.

Instructors: Adenike Webb, MMT, MT-BC and Cindy Savett

Pre-registration is required. A light dinner will be provided at the beginning of each workshop.


Series Topics

Mon., Sept. 23, 5-7 p.m. – Connecting

Mon., Oct. 21, 5-7 p.m. – Self-Criticism to Self-Compassion

Mon., Nov. 18, 5-7 p.m. – Creating Balance

Mon., Dec. 9, 5-7 p.m. – Mindfulness and Self-Awareness


*Please note: This event is open to Jefferson students. If you cannot come please cancel your registration. Students who register and don't show up may not be able to register for future Jefferson Humanities & Health events.