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An Evening in Pencil with Self-Help Author Luke Pemberton

U!Shine Vienna hosted its first self-help author, a wonderful gentleman by the name of Luke Pemberton, who gave a fascinating, emotional lecture on Toxic Shame by taking us through his collection of self-drawn, self-describing pictures. Pemberton began drawing out his feelings as an adult when the effects of his childhood came crashing down on him. Married and the father of two kids, Pemberton struggled intensely with his own life balance, steady job, and worsening mental health condition. Eventually, he found a therapist with whom he clicked, and a creative outlet in which he could express his thoughts and feelings.

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