Research

Shame-sensitive Practice in Arts & Wellbeing Services

Join us for a free online workshop in partnership with Professor Luna Dolezal from the University of Exeter and The Shame Lab, exploring shame and its effects for older people accessing arts and wellbeing services. This workshop will focus on starting a discussion about how shame can be a barrier for engagement, enjoyment and social …

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Ageing Well? Exploring the Sexual Rights of Older Adults in Arts & Wellbeing

Join us for a free online workshop in partnership with Professor Sharron Hinchliff, exploring the sexual and intimate lives of older adults. Flourishing Lives, the Flourishing Lives Advisory Group (FLAG) and Professor Sharron Hinchliff invite you to our free online workshop providing practical support for services for older people. It is widely recognised that sexual …

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‘Flourishing Lives: Reflective Practice Groups’ Report

Today we launch our new report, ‘Flourishing Lives: Reflective Practice Groups‘, which outlines the benefits of Reflective Practice support for artists and arts organisations working in mental health and wellbeing settings. The report by Nicola Naismith follows a 6 month research project, funded by The Baring Foundation, which provided free Reflective Practice Group support sessions …

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‘Reflective Practice Support in Arts & Wellbeing’

Interested in finding out more about what Reflective Practice Groups are, how they work and the benefits they can bring for artists and arts organisations working in mental health contexts? Join our free online launch event, discussing key findings and recommendations from our new report by Nicola Naismith, ‘Flourishing Lives: Reflective Practice Groups’, which will …

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Reflective Practice support for artists working in mental health contexts

We are delighted to announce that The Baring Foundation has awarded¬†Flourishing Lives funding to¬†conduct a six month research project into Reflective Practice support for artists working in mental health contexts. Flourishing Lives has developed a strong track record over the last three years of providing practitioner care and reflective practice support for artists and arts …

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