Healing Through Writing

By Charles Claringbold|February 2, 2016Announcements, Southeast, Student Writing|

 This Week at the SE Women’s Resource Center  

Feminist Self Care Series
Today: Free Self Care Sessions

Feeling stressed out? Having pains and aches? School making you sick? Feeling out of touch with your body? Please join the WRC for free, peer-led self care sessions focused on supporting your body, mind and awareness. These free, 1-hour sessions include: relaxation techniques, body movement, and body care strategy.
Mondays 2 pm-3 pm,February 8 – February 29
Fridays 1-2 pm, February 5 – March 4
Mount Tabor Hall 148
Sessions are free! Students are welcome to drop in or secure a space by signing up in advance on this form. (Please note: schedule is subject to change, so please call ahead to confirm.)
These workshops are led by a WRC Student Advocate with health training and a massage license. She is not a medical doctor and none of the information provided is intended to replace medical advice nor treat diseases.

Friday 2/5: Healing Through Writing  Writing can serve as a way to give voice to what has been silenced, to share personal perspectives, to make meaning of experience, and as a skill that can be developed and cultivated. All women are invited to join Instructor Jessica Johnson and WRC Student Advocates for weekly tea, snacks, and writing exercises. Fridays, 2pm-3pm (except February 12th) in the WRC, MTH 149. Drop-in’s welcome.
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Charles Claringbold

About Charles Claringbold

Southeast Campus Editor, Charles was a member of the team that created, edited, and published the PCC Southeast literary journal Center Street in the spring of 2015. He is a published poet and musician who plays baritone saxophone with the PCC band at Cascade. He is also the band leader, singer, songwriter, and guitar player of Portland’s own punk rock doo-wop group Dartgun and the Vignettes. Charles returned to school after a long career as an executive chef, 30 years after graduating from high school. Inspired by their children’s success in college, Charles and his wife Christine both returned to school in the spring of 2014. Since then Charles has immersed himself in the creative writing program at the SE campus. He cites English department chair Jessica Johnson and poetry instructor John Morrison for additional inspiration and motivation. Charles plans to continue with the writing and music programs and is excited to join the of The Bridge as editor for the SE campus.