I don't know about you but sometimes all the hype and excitement around the new year can feel a bit overwhelming. Don't get me wrong--I love the communal increased energy and inspiration around this time of year. But I've also been in the parking lot of the gym come mid-February and seen the drop in … Continue reading A New Year Can Start At Any Time
This winter solstice I've decided to celebrate the increasingly longer days with creative gratitude. The holidays can feel very hectic and rushed at times and that's when we need to feel grounded most. If not, the stress can get to us and bring our spirit and mood and immune system down. How do I prefer … Continue reading Holiday Grounding Through Creative Gratitude
On my journey to greater well-being, creativity and mindfulness, I started out by recording what I was grateful for on a daily basis, thanks to the inspiration of Oprah Winfrey who talked a lot about the importance of having a gratitude practice. It helped me feel more positive and I began to feel a little … Continue reading 3 Ways Gratitude Can Cultivate More Mindfulness in Our Lives
I first started reading about the benefits of collaging to prepare for a professional development session I led in my workplace 3 years ago. The session I taught was on collage art as a creative stress management tool. Several sources said that collage art is recommended when under stress and feeling a lack of control … Continue reading Practicing Letting Go Through Collaging
*I originally wrote this blog post 3 years ago, on May 20, 2014 on my sister site--the blog I created to document about my journey to creative wellness, Meditations From My Ecua-Gringa Life. And Owning Your Goodness is the fruit of my first passion project! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Today I had a wonderful conversation over lunch with … Continue reading What’s Your Passion Project?