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Are You a Closet Artist?

  Do you have tons of art supplies piling up in your closet?  Perhaps even bordering on hording? The suppies are just waiting for you to use them.  You on the other hand are waiting for that “perfect” time to start creating with your special stash.  Or maybe it’s a writing journal or a collection […]

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 on your […]

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 on your […]

Unfinished Business

It’s been a pretty busy month, I can’t believe it is already February! As part of the Art Therapy Alliance 6 Degrees of Creativity, I have been having fun making sock monkeys and sending them overseas to live with new families, making my first set of ATC (artist trading cards).  I have been keeping up […]

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 […]

Finding My Muse

  I’m taking in the beauty of others and finding the beauty within Words resonate Bathing me with their wisdom Sparking recognition in what I can offer Sparking, igniting, that creative flame inside   I use to write in my journal,  my diary.  I would go into coffee shops and bury myself in books as I […]

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 […]