The Calming Power of Art

Author: External Author | | Categories: stress relief , Art For Healthcare Facilities , Healing Art , Stress Relieving Art , therapeutic art , Therapeutic Art Photography

As the assistant director of operations for Johns Hopkins Community Physicians (JHCP) was working in his office, he heard a loud voice, sharp with anxiety, in the hall. An expectant mother was refusing to enter the sonography room for an ultrasound. When Riggs asked if he could help, she pointed to the photo emblem of a blackbird on the room panel.

“She told me, ‘I’m not going in there. Look what bird you have on that door! It’s bad luck!’“

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Original Article Source Credits: Johns Hopkins,

Article Written By: Linell Smith

Original Article Posted on: 26th March 2020

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