Improve Your Mood - What is Beauty? - Creative Writing

Create a poem about what you think beauty is and what it means to you. Concentrate on the positive things in your life and the world around you. Expand your thoughts and create images. Practice translating abstract ideas into concrete details.

Wellbeing benefits:

Feel optimistic
Improve confidence
Build communication skills

Examples of how this activity can help me:

I want to feel more confident about my ideas and communicating them to help me at home and work.
I want to appreciate and focus more on the positive things in my life.


30-40 minutes.

Who can I do this activity with?

On my own, or with a group. This is a great activity to discuss and share thoughts and writing. 

Where can I do this activity?

Online or print off and do anywhere. 

How often can I do this activity?

Do this creative writing exercise after experiencing a new place or something 'beautiful.' 

What do I need?

  • Pen/Pencil
  • Paper

Did you know?

Looking at something a person considers beautiful triggers a response in part of the brain called the 'orbitofrontal cortex.' This part of the brain is associated with pleasure.

"Doing a mind map about what 'Beauty' is was a great idea. It really got me thinking"

Creative Writing workshop participant

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