Sending Love and Healing Light Painting

I painted this painting intuitively as I often do with my art. Sometimes my paintings feel as if they develop all by themselves and I am just the channel for the creativity. When I was through with it the title instantly came to me as that was what I was feeling from it. It uplifted me and I felt the positive energy radiating from it. I decided to dedicate it to my hubby, Greg, as he was feeling under the…

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Chikara Reiki Do Review

healing energy

Over the years I’ve had a fascination with Reiki. I didn’t really know what it involved but I’d read some amazing stories about people being healed from Reiki. Being a big believer in energy and the power of art to heal, and my belief that we are all one, drove me to want to learn more about Reiki energy. I remember reading in my horoscope over the years that I was a natural healer. I felt that in my soul…

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Art + Healing continued

Inspiration and Dedication Every artist finds inspiration in a different way. For some, their creativity is as essential as breathing. It is an absolute necessity to life and frequently an unconscious but burning desire, part of their psyche and their persona. But this creativity simply has to be expressed and they come to know this yearning and hunger early on in life. Theirs is a gift that brings great joy and also a deeper understanding of the world around them.…

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Art + Healing

I believe in art and healing. They go hand in hand as far as I’m concerned. From way back, I’ve felt that art had healing powers. It is why when I was in my late 30’s I decided to go back to school to become an art therapist (that’s another story). Although I didn’t become an “actual” art therapist, I’ve used art as a tool for my own healing and I’ve seen it help others lives as well. And with…

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The Beauty of Blogging

The beauty of blogging is that it’s your blog and you can blog about anything you’d like! My blog is about my art and artist’s journey and offering tips about things that can help other artists with their biz and about our travels when we’re not making art but sometimes I sway off course and blog about other things. This is one of those “other” things. This post is about beauty products. There have been a couple people that have asked…

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The Way of Art and Healing

I have always felt art has the power to heal. At one point in my life I thought I wanted to be an art therapist. Art Therapy is a form of therapy that uses art as the tool for helping people heal. The wikipedia definition says, “Using their skills in evaluation and psychotherapy, art therapists choose materials and interventions appropriate to their clients’ needs and design sessions to achieve therapeutic goals and objectives.” I talk more about this in my…

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