You had the opportunity last month to end up not recognizing yourself.

This past weekend I have had a bit of that existential-post-trip-out-of-body-kind-of-weirdness-needing-to-contract feeling. [Thanks to my soul sister, Patti Henderson], I check in with the Power Path regularly (especially when I feel like this) as a tool/guide.  I am reminded of the July 2016 forecast: “Radical personal transformation is possible. Start with taking care of yourself, loving…

Procrastination embraced. Journal exercise.

If you procrastinate, it has served you in some way. Welcome it! Congratulate yourself. Study its effects in your life, and its gifts – allow yourself to accept and then release your procrastination! – SARK The following journal exercise can take you a few minutes or several weeks- totally up to you! 1. Get a…

Celebrating being what @SusanAkaSARK calls SPLENDIDLY IMPERFECT. #journalexercise

There is a lot of joy in the mess and chaos of living as a “splendidly imperfect” human being. – Sark Draw yourself in the centre of the sheet. On one side list things that come to mind when you think of the word IMPERFECT. Don’t worry about getting it all in or making sense….

Feeling stuck? Try my Sunday night #journal exercise: twenty words. #arttherapy

Feeling a bit scattered, stuck, like you’re treading water?  Trying to focus on the next step? Try this exercise I came up with for myself tonight: Write 20 words that simply pop into your mind when you think about your “stuckiness”… Don’t hesitate. Draw out a lined sheet of paper. Rewrite the words and mark…

Part 33 of 35 daily journal workshop. @SusanAkaSARK’s MICROMOVEMENTS. #arttherapy

Time to take a breather and simplify by using SARK‘s inspiring micromovements! Try some micromovements of your own.  Use your journal as your oasis. SARK: SARK is a best-selling author and artist, with sixteen titles in print and well over two million books sold, including the national bestsellers Succulent Wild Woman, Bodacious Book of Succulence,…

Part 21 daily journal workshop. SELF-HARM #arttherapy

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and these pages are not a substitute for professional help.  If you are triggered negatively by any of the journal work here, seek support. Self-Harm: There are so many forms of self-harm.  I have seen the whole gamut in my work with at-risk youth.  I have seen it in…

Part 20 daily journal workshop. WORTH #arttherapy

Let’s take a look at the concept of worth. Write about it.  Then draw “ME” over your words. Pull out the words covered by “ME.” Draw an eye.  Recall tutorial.  Draw tears coming out.  Large, bloated tears. Write the ME words in the tears. Find a quote you like about worth, self-worth, self-esteem etc. I…

Part 13 daily journal workshop. NEGATIVE – POSITIVE. #arttherapy

Daily Journal Workshop: Part 1 JUST WRITE Part 2 DRAW OUT THE WORDS Part 3 HEART Part 4 SPILL OUT COLLAGE Part 5 NAKED SCREAM Part 6 INVITE ALTER STRETCH EXTEND Part 7 ARISE AROSE IN 3’S Part 8 SELF-PORTRAIT. HUMAN Part 9 WORD CRAZY QUILT Part 10 VINTAGE WORKOUT Part 11 GESTURE DRAWING Part…

Dream Boogie Winter 2011 with @SusanAkaSARK! DREAMing to DOing

Winter 2011 Dream Boogie with SARK:Dancing from DREAMing to DOing I adore SARK as you may guess from my endless twitters and rants, including my dedicated page HEALING WITH SARK. I am proud to help her promote her latest free teleclass! SARK says: An all-new session of Dream Boogie with SARK begins February 1 and…