Creative emotional expressions Creating art enables us to connect to and express our emotions and then manage them and, if we need to, to let them go.
Connecting to your creative energy is one way of practising self-care and renew your energy as a helping professional. Making art can give you a space to set aside your concerns and worries, immerse yourself in an activity that is both relaxing and challenging, and rediscover the joy (and fun) of making something by hand.
How often do you make time for yourself, reconnecting with yourself and renew your mind, body and spirit? As coaches we give a lot of ourselves to others, supporting clients to make positive changes to their lives, achieve success and enhance their wellbeing.
In my blog ‘How can art help with self-regulation’ I talked about using art to help clients connect to the here and now and be fully present and self-regulate. I mentioned that one of the ways of achieving this is to literally draw the bre
This wonderful exercise can be as long or as short as you like and is great way to take a pause in this helter skelter world we live and work in. The picture above is one of my doodles I did with a biro.