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December 1, 2020 37 min

In this episode of the Heromakers Podcast, Laurie and Ann talk with Jeff Sparr and Matt Kaplan, co-founders of PeaceLove, a movement that encourages creativity, self expression, community, and storytelling via the arts. After struggling himself with debilitating OCD, Jeff was encouraged to engage in the arts and it changed his life. He was soon visiting hospitals and encouraging and training others to use the arts to build mental health and deal with difficult situations. 

The movement has grown to training thousands of people in all different contexts. 

In this episode we talk with Matt and Jeff about what it's like to live with a mental illness, how creative expression can promote wellness, and why PeaceLove is thriving, even during a pandemic. 

You can find PeaceLove on IG @PeaceLove. You can find Jeff Sparr on IG @jeffsparr. You can visit the website here: https://peacelove.org

Heromakers can be found on IG @heromakersmovement and on FB @heromakersmovement. You can also visit our website at: www.heromakersmovement.com. Like us and follow us today!

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