Pauper's Poets Free Expressive Writing and Affirmation Art Activities for LGBTQ+ Youth and Allies.
These activities can be used in GSA meetings, LGBTQ+ youth shelters, youth organizations, or at home!
Expressive writing and positive affirmations combined with art are extremely beneficial to mental health.
According to Creative Expressions Consulting, Art Therapy provides an effective means to address the following challenges: anxiety, depression, social and family difficulties, and low self-esteem.
In addition, creative and expressive writing allows you to find wisdom, intuition, and your conscience which is your inner voice. According to Creative Expressions Consulting, writing also allows you to unlock your creative voice and energy. This is a way for you to communicate with yourself and then learn to communicate with others.