The Changing Of The Seasons And Healing

As the seasons come and go we may think nothing of their effect on our emotional well-being. It may seem obvious that as winter draws closer people may experience lower energy and moods, and some suffer from S.A.D (Seasonal Affective Disorder). But what happens between the seasons? That moment when winter is not quite over and spring has not set fully into bloom? Or that in-between time when the sun…

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When It’s Ripe It’s Ready!

So you have an idea of something you would like to try out, creatively speaking and you feel the bubbling arise for a potential project and you sit and feel stuck. Maybe it’s an idea you have been wanting to try your hand at for some time, but you have never done anything like it before.  Maybe you simply don’t know where to begin. While I love that Julia Cameron…

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Just Do It! – Creativity & Releasing An Audience

    “The need to be a great artist makes it hard to be an artist. The need to produce a great work of art makes it hard to produce any art at all.” (Julia Cameron)   Last night I made the mistake of allowing the ugly head of comparison to rise again. I looked at another’s art and felt like I was “too late in the game”, “Its pointless to…

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Fledgling Flight – You Have Got Your Wings

So today while looking out from our back window onto my landlord’s garden, I was watching this lovely baby blackbird.  She has been so adorable to watch lately. She is as a big, if not bigger than a full grown blackbird, yet her wings are still a bit fluffy.  She can fly but is like a new baby getting to know the world.  Last week I sat in the garden…

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Forgiveness – Allowing This To Naturally Unfold

As I sat by the river today, it felt a good time to practice the Hawaiian healing technique called Ho’oponopono. From Wiki: Ho’oponopono (ho-o-pono-pono) is an ancient Hawaiian practice of reconciliation and forgiveness. Similar forgiveness practices were performed on islands throughout the South Pacific, including Samoa, Tahiti and New Zealand I was feeling lack-full in town today and sorrow arose. I walked into a shop and some music was playing.…

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