Art and creative expression serve as an important benefit to society, yet rarely are artists rewarded at the […]
Sometimes, it feels like it is next to impossible to do anything creative. Engaging in creative activities, such as writing or painting, may feel like a burden rather than an outlet and release.
Mother’s day is truly a wonderful day to honour mothers. This day is not just for our own […]
Creativity is a game changer. You can learn so much about yourself from the creative process.
Looking to others to stroke your ego is a losing battle. Frankly, it is not the job of family, friends, romantic partners or even colleagues to make you feel good about yourself. Likewise, it is not your job to stroke anyone’s ego. Through the development of a strong sense of self, seeking praise and compliments from others will no longer be necessary. In fact, sometimes praise and compliments are a means to manipulate and it is important to have mechanisms in place to protect yourself from that.
Sometimes, creative expression can assist with difficult emotions. Some people paint and some people compose music, while some people write. Most certainly, there are a wide array of creative acts employed to deal with a variety of emotions. For me, storytelling can be a form of release. In this case, I used storytelling as a means to move through the challenging emotions of grief.