Create like a child

    The other week the children’s mental health agency I work at had its annual Family Fair where families from the community were invited to our centre for activities and fun with their children. I was helping out at the community mural which we do every year and once again was privy to the […]

Digging in the Sandbox of Zen

    When you were a child did you like to play? Was it your end all and be all? Play was the goal, your life, your center You felt grounded when you played You felt connected Connection with your imagination Your creativity   And then one day you were told the lie Play is […]

Creative Life

Once upon a time there was a child. This child would play and explore to figure out new ways of being new ways of doing, new ways of creating. She created with pure curiosity no expectations, no specific outcome in mind. Hers was an unpredictable adventure and she was okay with that. There were no […]

You are allowed to be you

Today I’m delighted to be the host for Day Six of the Virtual Blog Tour for Healing the Inner Child organized by Jackie Stewart at This tour is to celebrate the launch of the Inner Child Meditation Kit  which Jackie has created so you can let go of childhood wounds to experience more joy, empowerment […]

Happy New Year Free Gifts!

Today as we head into the New Year it is an important time for reflecting on the past year, to bring some closure so that we may look forward  and focus on the beautiful year ahead. Today I shared with my subscribers a special New Beginnings Meditation as my gift to them for being part […]

Week-End Reflection

Join Week-End Reflection every Friday, where I invite you to express and reflect about your week using poetry, prose, imagery or art in response to “This week I discovered . . .” I encourage you to come back and visit the other posts linked here to help amplify the gratitude. Taking the time to reflect […]

Spark Your Creativity!

Last week I wrote about the so-called “creative block” and how we can get stuck if we allow ourselves to.  It seems a natural transition then to write about “how to” get unstuck or move past that stuck using some tools and techniques, right? Sorry, I’m not going to do it.  Oh sure, you can […]

DO be Such a Child!

I have been throwing myself more and more into the thrones of creativity, taking much-needed time for myself to create. I have to admit it feels rather self-centred at times, but that’s okay, it’s for a greater good after all. Creating art nourishes me. There is something about creating that sets one’s being free. That […]

The Art of Discovering Yourself

Over the years I have tweaked the way I balance work and my creativity. While being an art therapist certainly brings out my creative side, it’s not enough. I have found great value both personally and professionally to explore my creative side more in-depth through my inner-child and inner-muse. It is my hope that these […]