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New Look…Same Creative Soul

I was getting a bit tired of the format and background on my blog so I decided something fresh and new was in order! Spring is kind of the time for that, after all. It isn’t easy to find an … Continue reading

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Creating Art that is Encouraging to Myself and Others

No, I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth 😉 I know it’s a long time between my posts, but that’s just how it goes with me. I have a goal to post more often, but I obviously still have … Continue reading

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Artful Expression of Depression

“Some days she didn’t know how to be happy. So she let herself be sad. “  Many people who have never dealt with depression personally have a misunderstanding that it is simply ongoing sadness. It’s part of what adds to … Continue reading

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Such an honor…

Those of you that follow my blog know that I haven’t kept up with it very well at all. Yes, there are a lot of valid reasons for this but I won’t go into all them because we all have … Continue reading

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Is anyone participating?

Hello all, I’ve given you all a few days to draw your tree if you’d like to take part. I’d like to know if anyone is doing this and if people need more time before talking about it in a … Continue reading

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Journal Prompt…and a little bit about art therapy

For all you folks out there who keep art journals (or who just like to be creative or like to work on you personal growth): When I worked as a psychotherapist I used art therapy with a lot of my … Continue reading

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Art Journaling

Originally posted on the tiny hobo:
Art journaling became very important to me a little over 2 years ago when I became very depressed. The thought of creating art, let alone getting out of bed in the morning, was physically and…

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