Therapist vs. Artist

Therapist vs. Artist

Being a therapist and an artist creates a dichotomy in how I offer my own creativity.  It’s an interesting resting place to sit and think.

I’ve been trained to listen to help people dive deeper into their experiences and to bring my own self into the background.

At the same time, I’m an artist.   I want to express my own self and my own heart in the ways I create, be it through writings, movings, painting, etc.

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Are We Afraid of Others’ Pain?

Are We Afraid of Others’ Pain?

In the past few weeks, I’ve taken a minor break from writing blogs while my children enjoyed the end of summer, my littlest cut some teeth and my sleep was ever elusive, but I’m ready to begin this journey again.

In the weeks that have been my word sabbatical, a few things have happened and I’ve found myself contemplating both the direction of my writing on this blog as well as the reactions and influences that drive people’s opinions and actions.  Continue reading “Are We Afraid of Others’ Pain?”

Our Body as a Roadmap

Our Body as a Roadmap

I recently posted a quote from the Storyteller’s Throne on Instagram.  Here’s the quote:

Our body has been the canvas on which our life is painted.  Everything shapes us. And you were able to find the human in that and the beauty in that.  Instead of only seeing the marks that some may consider other than beautiful … Continue reading “Our Body as a Roadmap”

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