Monthly Archives: April 2011

Wise Woman Doll

I have been walking around with my thinking cap on, testing to see if tapping into my self-confidence about my intelligence might help me feel more clear headed.  In the past, I would notice if I doubted myself, I would … Continue reading

Posted in Celebration of Wellness Blog Party | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Show and Tell: SMARTy PANTs DOLL

We are wrapping up a month of wellness art-ivities focusing on mental health.  This last week our group of Creatives has been exploring their SMARTitude.   We can all relate to feeling sensitive about how smart we are in some … Continue reading

Posted in ARTivity, Celebration of Wellness Blog Party | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

All Write Now

Journaling is a powerful tool for transforming thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and even realities.  I started journaling in the 8th grade and haven’t stopped yet.  Eventually my journals began to include doodles.  The doodles became drawings.  The drawings exploded into small … Continue reading

Posted in ARTivity, Creative Living | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

DreamCatcher

It has been nearly a year since I finished my graduate degree.  Time flies when you are working hard at what you love.  Although my career as a mental health professional is designed to assist others in transforming their own … Continue reading

Posted in Expressive Art, Wishcasting Wednesday | Tagged , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Project Smartitude

Last week we took a close look at some of the thoughts that scuttle around in our head.  This week as we bring a close to our month in the mental wellness sector of our Wheel of Wellness, let’s specifically … Continue reading

Posted in Celebration of Wellness Blog Party, Expressive Art, Wheel of Wellness | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dream Time Visitor

Swirling around in my head this last week has been dizzying dance between the chattering voice of Criticism and the soothing song of Self-Love.  At one time in my life, I might have included a committee of moderators on my … Continue reading

Posted in Celebration of Wellness Blog Party, Dreams, self-love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Show and Tell: Rigorous Self-Love

Earlier this week as I began to contemplate the connection between personal transformation and mental wellness, I kept being drawn towards the concept of self-love.  Self-love is a concept I have placed at the capstone of my healing journey.  If … Continue reading

Posted in Celebration of Wellness Blog Party, self-love, wellness | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments