This week I shared an activity I really enjoy doing, and posted about in 'Reach for the crayons...', from the Lisa Congdon online Sketchbook series (http://lisacongdon.com/category/classes/). The group was a small one in a community residential program, and after a more serious inquiry about self care, we continued the conversation into the science behind drawing … Continue reading Therapeutic drawing
This week has been a stressful one for me. So today, I gathered together my sumptuous watercolour oil pastels and played with whimsy for a while. Afterwards, I felt calm and more relaxed. Generally, when I’m stressed, I reach for sugar filled sweets. Surprisingly, this time I didn’t experience that craving. Recent research shows … Continue reading reach for the crayons… not the sugar!