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the words for wellbeing association

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Welcome to the website of Lapidus International Association. We invite you to browse our website for views, projects and news on writing for wellbeing.
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Latest Journal

Lapidus Journal Autumn 2017

We’re delighted to be able to share the Autumn 2017 edition of the Lapidus International journal. This edition features articles drawn from the workshops at the Creative Bridges conference that we ran with Metanoia earlier this year, reflections on the experience of using words for wellbeing, advice and guidance from practitioners in the field, interviews with organisations and individuals operating in the field, and poetry from our members. Have a flick through the pages and download your copy below. A print on demand version will be made available in the near future.

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What People are saying about Lapidus

I feel that Lapidus and the words for wellbeing movement is so aligned to the values that I live my life by – creativity, connection, communication and curiosity. Having been scribbling since 1989 when mum first handed me a pencil, and not really stopped since, Lapidus feels like a natural place for me to find myself.  - Francesca

I love to go to our Facebook page and see what others are doing, their challenges, their successes, and how they adapt ideas to their own group participants’ needs. And I take notes. It’s been like a continuing education.  And I’ve met so many helpful folks, who encourage me to try this and do what feels so right. - Susanna