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Week-End Reflection

Ice melting gives way to new things sprouting In my mind My heart My soul Icey fear suffocates smothers Keeps me frozen unable to move forward Until I allow the warmth to set in The hope The trust The belief in myself flows forth hydrating my being   End of the Week Reflection Join Week-End […]

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 […]

Release

Release I realize that to release I must do so with real ease Realease Let go of what doesn’t serve me Release that which is intrinsically me Into the world Here I am 2012 Open arms Releasing the past Releasing my creativity Sharing with others Sharing with myself Release and make room for more to […]

I Am Here

As the official first day of winter approaches and New Years lurks around the corner, I find myself gathering more and more resources together, laying out ideas and plans for self-development. It’s as of I’m nesting, the same way I did before my first son was born; creating and gathering things together to welcome his […]

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 […]

Dreams Awake

When I was a child I use to have a reoccurring dream that I was flying. Sometimes it was blissful, soaring high in the sky. How powerful and untouchable I felt. Sometimes I would flounder, dipping low to the ground where my pursuers tried to reach me. I would fearfully flee barely escaping their grasp. […]

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 […]