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Listening

Listening to the sounds around me I get pulled away from my Self But I want to hear what others are doing. how they are doing it How great they are! I do BUT at what cost? Am I hearing, watching, taking in and appreciating? Is it that simple? A voice inside tells me otherwise […]

Reflections

My art is not me but a part of me I am not my art but a reflection of it Sometimes I get stuck Unwilling to reveal to myself what I might uncover in my art So I avoid Stay away distract myself Or become over critical of my perceived failures I expect too much […]

Poetic Distraction

There is something about walking through nature that pulls one to stay present. I’ve been cultivating this habit for many years now and I flip-flop between feeling proud and feeling embarrassed. I say embarrassed because sometimes I get a sense that my tendency to be easily distracted by nature read “oh look at that beautiful […]

Is the Universe trying to tell you something?

  We all have what it takes to make us happy right inside of us. For some this is easy to access, while for others it may be more difficult.  Like anything, it may take practice.   Doing things over and over again until they are habit or what I prefer to call “strengthening your […]

Putting Things to Rest.

In my part of the globe, it is the time of the year to prepare for longer stretches of time in doors with the cooler weather. My garden beds are put to rest (except for the stuff I am overwintering) and I tend to get the urge to declutter my indoor space more in preparation for […]