MASH Project Foundation along with United Nations Volunteers (UNV) India in with Fortis Healthcare organised aon Art Therapy: Tackling the nseen mpact of COVID-19 on Thursday, 25th June, 2020 from 5 -6 PM(IST)
V-Hive is a flagship initiative of UN Volunteers India that aims to create a platform for young college students to discuss and learn about social issues and become agents of behavioural change.
Amidst the global pandemic, students across the world are facing surging mental health challengesThe issue is glaring before us and it is imperative for us to find some solution. hugecognitive strainthe the stress and anxietyemerge as stronger individuals.
Art is a expressive and therapeutic medium that has the ability to inspire people and make them see adversities from a different perspective. provides people with creative tools to confront and work through emotional distress and thereby enables individuals to take on life with a rejuvenated and fresh perspective.
The session was delivered by Ms. Aditi Kaul,
Aditi started the beautiful session by asking everyone to draw a vessel and in the vessel draw things that make them happy. She later is a creative medium that helpsare unable to
The webinar was able to give the audience an insight on how art connects both, the implicit as well as the explicit sides of the brain a simple drawing can help the mind reconnect with a suppressed memory. Aditi also stated that in art therapy, the focus is not on how good the drawing , but on what that drawing means to you. She highlighted the fact that art therapy is solely based on one’s own perspective of the art and not of someone else. Seeing the drawing can help one reminisce about something as well as give the power to deal with it. also mentioned how differently the brain reacts to positive and negative situations. How a small negative incident at the start of the day can have a huge impact on the proceedings of the rest of the day but a positive incident doesn’t have the same significance.
She d how c utilize all this time to learn a new skill or do something that always intrigued like She also . The important thing to share your feelings with your friends and family, talk to them and h each other during these tough times
In the last 20 minutes, Aditi engaged the participants in an informative Q&A where she answered all the queries and doubts of participants
Anubha from UNV concluded them
COVID Action is an initiative by MASH Project Foundation endeavours to provide a platform for the collaborators who want to bring about a positive change in the society when a pandemic has gripped the nation. Know more about our initiative and our work on www.covidaction.in and you can connect with us on firstname.lastname@example.org