Every day I use colors and chaos and from there I shape something new. Somehow that gives me hope. I try to listen to my feelings and express what is under the surface. I never know beforehand what I will create. I can experience surprise through the way the materials interact. That is exactly what […]
Moving Meditation painting imaginary flowers. There are many ways to stimulate serotonin and dopamine, and painting is definitely my favorite! (serotonin governs whether you are operating from a sense of calm and contentment or from a feeling of anxiety and fear, dopamine moves you from boredom or apathy to excitement and engagement) #mentalhealthadvocate #inspiration #life […]
An interview with artist Sergio Santos in which we discuss the art life, being creative, creative block, moving to new places and the resilience provided by having a spiritual art practice. Enjoy!
Here I’m sharing an interview I did for the Facebook group Artists of IEATA with my friend Nina “Anin” Utigaard, a founding member of the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association IEATA who is also a licensed Marriage Family Therapist, MFT, and Registered Expressive Arts Therapist (REAT). She recently relocated to Ashland, Oregon in 2017 but […]
In this interview, my dear friend Lisa Anthony, based in the UK, shares about her work as a Person-Centered counselor and Expressive Arts practitioner. I have added approximate times when we touch on several fascinating subjects. 1:00 Lisa’s professional journey so far. 5:00 Shamanism and age-old traditions, journeying to other inner spheres (without appropriation but […]
This painting became a meditation on the deep connection that links us to those around us as well as to our Earth 🌍 environment. We are all made of the exact same matter and energy, let us look after each other. #expressivearts #art #womenempoweringwomen #spiritualjourney #werenotreallystrangers #connection #findyourtribe #listen #communication #connect #socialnetworking #womensupportingwomen #womenempowerment #networking #selfhealing […]