Tag Archives: Mental Health

Note to Self

The stretch to publish my website, now just days away, has me doing a lot of positive self-talk practices. All sorts of gremlins can rise up in hopes of bringing me down. But I know better than to give in, … Continue reading

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Cultivating Optimism

I had a childhood friend who always smiled, cracked jokes, and looked on the bright side.  I didn’t understand her. For me, life was scattered with difficulty and steeped in moodiness. That is not to say I didn’t have moments … Continue reading

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Art Retreat {for one}

The last several weeks ZAPPED my energy. I am not sure if it is because I had been going strong and am just coming through the natural cycle of creativity or if arriving at the 5 month mark since starting … Continue reading

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Emotional Wellness

Round and round and round she goes.  Where she’ll stop, nobody knows!  Yes, creative ones, the Wheel of Wellness is making another rotation.  This month, we are moving into the sector of Emotional Wellness. Emotional Wellness by Rashamaria on Polyvore.com … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Mental Health Day

Do you ever have one of those days when you wish you could take a break from commitments and play hookie from life?  It might not be that anything is wrong.  It may just be that things are going so … Continue reading

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Wishcasting Wednesday: What I want less of

As a young lady of 21, I dreamed of stepping out on my own.  My wedding was just months away and life was mine for the living.  One fateful afternoon, I lost my mother.  First to a coma and then … Continue reading

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