Writing for Self-Growth is an emotional well-being workshop open to non-writers and writers. It has been put together using scientifically validated practices and theories from the field of psychology. Through a host of different writing exercises participants at this workshop reflect on their lives and process difficult emotions. They gain insights into their thoughts and feelings and find a new perspective – a better way to deal with life’s challenges.
In addition, meditation sessions, mindfulness and visualization exercises all help calm the mind. Anyone capable of independent travel and stay can participate in this workshop. Writing experience or expertise is not required. A public sharing or publishing goal is also not required.
Workshop Facilitator: Dr Vandita Dubey. Dr Dubey is a US licensed Psychologist and a published author. She holds a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Her book “Parenting in the age of Sexposure” was published by Rupa in 2016. She is the expert psychologist featured on the popular you-tube channel Zen-brain.
When: Feb 19-23, 2020
Where: The Himalayan Writing Retreat, Satkhol Village. Uttarakhand – 263138 (India).
How much: INR 28,000 per participant for a twin sharing room.
For more details about the workshop, please refer to this page.
Indic Academy is providing a registration grant for one deserving participant. If this workshop interests you, please apply for the grant at firstname.lastname@example.org with your profile and a statement of purpose. Selected applicants will have to sign and share the Indic pledge on social media and write about their experiences at the event for possible publication on Indic Today.