Brave Farewells New Beginnings

What it Means to be Brave, Farewells, & New Beginnings

“Bravery is not the absence of fear. It’s the ability to move forward in spite of it.” As I’m writing this, I have just entered my final week of seeing clients.  Creative Counseling & Consultation Center, the private practice that has carried my dreams for the past 6.5 years is closing.  The “whys” of this …

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3 Self-Care Practices for Times of Transition

3 Self-Care Practices for Times of Transition

There is never a “perfect” time for us to practice self-care.  Recently, my self-care routine has been disrupted due to a significant schedule change.  My daily responsibilities have increased causing me to lose time that I normally have for personal reflection and journal writing.  I’ve also (temporarily) lost some other cherished practices including, my preferred workout and creative times.  …

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the art and practice of noticiing

The Art & Practice of “Noticing”

As an artist, I’m aware of a call to “find my voice.”  A way of expression that feels authentic and true to me. The search for this “voice” is ongoing and ever evolving.  With each canvas or journal page, bits and pieces can be found.  In the lines and brush strokes, color choices and tools …

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journal writing- personal essay

What is Journal Writing? – [A Personal Essay]

What journal writing is to me My journal is a safe space.  A place where I can come and bear my soul or say nothing at all.  I am able to share here without judgement.  I have the freedom to come and go as I please, knowing that when I am ready, my journal is …

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