My Story Colouring Book
The ‘My Story’ Colouring Book
This book is specifically designed for everyday care activities; it can be used by individuals, families, care homes, community centres, dementia cafes, etc.
The book includes ten illustrations relating to weddings, holidays, working life, and other topics to foster dialogue about the past and the present. Other topics such as favourite television programmes and music are also covered.
Although the book uses the word reminiscence, it is more than a book that solely focuses on the past. One can discuss the past, the present, and the future through the themes.
The development of our arts health practice came after the publication of this book. It laid the foundation for how we practice arts health today.
During the spring of 2016, a BBC News segment was devoted to the book on BBC News’ North West Tonight.
All proceeds from sales are invested into providing Community Art Health Workshops at My Colourful Memories C.I.C., a “Not for Profit” organisation.