Archive | Emotional Literacy

Emotionally Lost

FEEL Method: Exploring Emotional Literacy

Exploring emotional intelligence and literacy through the years, I have over time developed a process called FEEL that provides a clear way to uncover stuck, unexpressed or unwanted emotions and create new understanding. Because emotional knowledge is a rich inner resource of understanding, resiliency and communication, learning how to FEEL is a whole self, active participation endeavor. FEEL = Focused Experience with Emotional Literacy I […]

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Chasing Dragons

Chasing Dragons: Grief, Addiction and Finding Light

Recently I was asked to write this article and I was surprised to find it difficult, the hard stuff is always complicated. Rubbing up against grief is always about touching a deep place that may carry fragments of pain…even when healing has happened the pain can still be felt. It is illuminating to feel and face, reconnect […]

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Life Unfolds

Life Unfolds: Visioning and Visual Narrative

Your visual narrative is an unfolding story, knowing who you have been and who you are can help you to choose who you will be, as you journey. This is an active happening. Visual narrative, whether in art making, image based process, intuitive traveling or dreaming, is all visioning and not separate from experience. It is experience. Visioning is active. Story […]

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Winter Altar

Altar Building | Shifting Anticipation and Anxiety

Are you running on empty? Feeling a rising creative energy that is moving in too many directions? How can a bit of conscious tending help you to make more space? Are there some subtle, or not so subtle, areas of your life this season that are leaving you spun out, depleted and overwhelmed? If there […]

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The Open Place

Are you Sensitive, Intuitive or Creative?

Are you sensitive, intuitive or creative? This is not a trick question… How about highly sensitive, deeply intuitive and /or extremely creative? Do you recognize yourself in any of these questions: Are you attuned to reading and/or feeling subtle energies? Do you pick up on thoughts, or know what others are going to share before they do? Do […]

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Core Child Archetypes

Working with Archetypal Patterns: Core Child Archetypes

Art is a tool for exploration. Many of us work with art, whether visual, written or hybrid, as a language of exploration. A magnifying glass that allows us to get closer to something that we are looking at or working with. Art-making is at its core a language of the soul. Whether you decide to call […]

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