Encourage your children to make art! Art-making is a wonderful learning activity for children, it allows for self-expression, and supports mindfulness practice.
It’s a very difficult time right now as many families are trying to figure out how to manage with everyone being home. Here are some ideas that you can try to help keep some order and routine.
Seasonal changes are sometimes met with some relief, but, when it comes to winter, you often hear a groan or two from many people. If you’re highly sensitive, it can add some extra layers of preparation and adjustments that, at times, can even impact mood.
You found the courage to speak with a therapist and sort out your problems and struggles but, for some reason, you’re not feeling any better. You did the right thing but it feels like nothing is changing. What in the heck is going on? (Image by Elisa Riva from www.pixabay.com)
Accessing your creative side provides more benefits for your health than without. Take some time to incorporate art into your life!
Sometimes life can feel like everything is going in slow motion. It can be challenging to push through days that feel like walking through mud when you experience feelings of depression. Even taking care of the basics feels daunting.
Sometimes anxiety can be so overwhelming it can be crippling. What do we know about some of this anxiety? Let’s look at some reasons why this might happen and some ways to work through it all.
Recognize the importance of pausing now and again, to catch a breath, and look at how we can find some ways to minimize the overwhelm. Here are some things you can do for yourself during a holiday season.
Awareness of personal boundaries is sometimes essential for protecting our personal and emotional energy, but how do we accomplish that?
It’s one of those weeks where nothing seems to be going well. The car needs repairing, your boss asked you to stay late again after work, your child is acting up at school, and you just found an overdue bill in your mail- talk about stress! It just feels like the “bad days” won’t ever end and just wish SOMETHING would go right for once.
Sheilagh is an Artist and Art Therapist who believes in healing with art and creativity.