Self-Care through Creative Practice & Intention: Affirmation

Awesome blog post by fellow art therapist Gretchen miller.

creativity in motion

I have been working on another spread in my art journal dedicated to self-care. This adventure launched a few weeks ago, as a safe space for me to explore some trauma informed concepts and creative resources related to the topic of self care.

My first couple of pages focused on gratitude, as well as creating a self-care proclamation, and these new pages explore affirmation as another tool for self-care.

Self Care through Creative Practice & Intention: Affirmation | creativity in motion

My inspiration and resources for these pages came from Jocelyn Paige Kelly’s interview with author Janet Nestor (Pathways to Wholeness and Nuturing Wellness through Radical Self-Care) and her reflections about the benefits of affirmations on our well-being, as well as this Life Book art journaling prompt from Dawn DeVries Sokol about identifying positive self words. I also re-visited Lesson 2 from Lani Gerity’s Happy Artist’s Life (showing gratitude to our strengths!).

Reflecting on positive thoughts, inspiration…

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