This January marked the first month of unified themes for 40+ CreativeMornings chapters around the world with over 5,000 attendees on six continents gathering to hear speakers address the topic of “Happiness”. CreativeMornings/Vancouver hosted origami master Joseph Wu.

Like many people, Joseph Wu encountered origami as a child, folding paper since the age of three. Unlike most people, he continued practising his craft, and began creating original designs at the age of eleven. Now globally renown for his skill, Joseph speaks on how his craft has helped him cope with his diagnosis with ADHD and bouts of depression. He talks about what it’s like to struggle with focus, described his relationship with paper, and how creativity has helped him find happiness.

The Vancouver chapter of CreativeMornings is run by Mark Busse and his dedicated team of volunteers. Thanks to Matthew Shettler, Ryan Mah, Mahyar Saeedi, and Jake Hermiston for video production.