ESSENTIAL CREATIVITY IN LATER LIFE
Finding fulfilment and meaning
Are you 50 plus, coming up to retirement, retired, dissatisfied with your current life, want to make mid-life changes? Perhaps health or a disability dictates you alter course. You may be fearful of what the future holds or just want to live a purposeful life as you age.
Essential Creativity in Later Life provides guidance and exercises to enable you to discover and use creativity to enhance your enjoyment of life and physical and mental well-being. It enables you to explore your past, talents, skills, hopes and dreams, clarify your most important values and develop your creative abilities to live a fulfilling and meaningful life.
Learn to use creativity to:
Build a more positive attitude
Combat loneliness, depression and boredom
Retain brain function, accept and face challenges as you age
Maintain life satisfaction
Remain socially active
Retain better health
Enhance your problem-solving skills
Continue enjoying life
The book will help you create your own unique plan and make it happen. There are also strategies to enable you to deal with stress, organise your time, overcome disappointments and deal with creative anxiety.
It is suitable for anyone who wants to explore and use their creativity in order to live a meaningful and fulfilling life as they age. Individuals can work though it on their own, with a partner or friend. Counsellors, trainers, teachers, social workers, group leaders in the community, volunteer organisations, support groups, church groups, day and other care facilities can use the material to work with groups or individuals.