Explore Your Archetypes

What are archetypes? It is surprising to me that the word “archetype” isn’t more ingrained in our common knowledge today.  It should be because we are literally surrounded by archetypes…

The 5 Cycles of Visual Journaling

Someone once asked me if I work in my visual journal every day. This got me thinking about my process and caused me to step back and notice how I…

The Biggest Obstacles to Your Creativity

Do you feel like you lack imagination? Do you struggle to create or to find solutions to the challenges in your life? It’s possible you’re suffering from a few creativity-blocking…

Making Peace With Your Inner Critic

You are not just one person.  You are a history of ideas, talents, experiences, and dreams.  All of the ages of you are still alive in you.   You are…

Experiential Learning Using Art and Process

Incorporating art with process often leads to deeper learning and insight. When I began my “Feminine Shadow” art journal, I had already been blogging about women’s relationships with one another…

The Inner Journey of the Visual Journaler Method

The Visual Journaler™ is an active, purposeful communication that involves using one’s inner vision to imagine what a thought, feeling, or concept would look like if it were expressed as…

The Visual Journaler and Coaching

The Visual Journalertm is a synthesis of coaching psychology, mindfulness, and visual expression. We are creatures of images.  The body-mind speaks in color, metaphor, shapes, and imagery.  And art is…

Jumpstart Your Creativity With These 5 Strategies

A creative practice can be a tool for navigating through some of life’s more difficult or challenging seasons.  When working with a combination of written and visual languages, the subconscious…

Visual Journal Exercise to Reduce Stress

Visual Journaling is a way to help you calm down after a stressful day.  Being able to soothe ourselves and see the beauty in life are so important to a…