Classes at Chautauqua Institution

Shaping Our Lives by Shaping Our Words—Through the Pandemic and Beyond (Week 6)

What benefits can writing provide—physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually? We know now that the words we use and the stories we tell shape our daily experiences. Learn to shape words that bring out the best in you—and others. In this class incorporating Dr. James Pennebaker’s ground-breaking work, you’ll practice holistic, whole brain writing approaches that broaden your perspectives and deepen your compassion. And, if you’re interested, you’ll create new poetry, creative nonfiction, and/or fiction. 

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WHERE: Online via Chautauqua Institution
WHEN: Monday, August 3rd – Friday, August 7th, 2020 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
COST: $115

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