Artistic Wholeness

The question of ‘How many carbs in eggplant?’ sparked a creative session in my kitchen that produced a keto-friendly eggplant parmesan that even Pedro likes. Self-care involves using our artistic creativity to make small changes with big results. #keto #recipe #selfcare #SelfCareSunday

The Best Keto-Friendly Eggplant Parmesan You’ll Ever Make

The question of ‘How many carbs in eggplant?’ sparked a creative session in my kitchen that produced a keto-friendly eggplant parmesan that even Pedro likes. Self-care involves using our artistic creativity to make small changes with big results. #keto #recipe #selfcare #SelfCareSunday

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What do Goya, Picasso, and I have in common? We've learned how to use art as an outlet for anger (or any other strong emotion). You, too, can experience the benefits of art therapy (and you don't have to be 'artistic' or hire a therapist. #arttherapy #art #emotions #anger

How to Use Art as an Outlet For Anger

What do Goya, Picasso, and I have in common? We’ve learned how to use art as an outlet for anger (or any other strong emotion). You, too, can experience the benefits of art therapy (and you don’t have to be ‘artistic’ or hire a therapist.

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Creativity isn't just for creative people. In fact, if you think of yourself as more academic, let me assure you that you, too, have a creative side. You should learn how to nurture your creativity in order to practice healthy self-care. #SelfCareSunday #creativity #selfcare

Creativity for People Who Think They’ve Lost it

Creativity isn’t just for creative people. In fact, if you think of yourself as more academic, let me assure you that you, too, have a creative side. You should learn how to nurture your creativity in order to practice healthy self-care. #SelfCareSunday #creativity #selfcare

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Get your FREE Ultimate Self-care Checklist today (and find out why it's important to learn to take care of yourself). Everybody needs fuel--self-care generates fuel for YOU! #selfcare #checklist

Get Your FREE Ultimate Self-Care Checklist Now!

Get your FREE Ultimate Self-care Checklist today (and find out why it’s important to learn to take care of yourself). Everybody needs fuel–self-care generates fuel for YOU! #selfcare #checklist

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Self-Care Tips for the Creative Soul

by Amy Odland Ahhhh, the new year is here: 2019, with its hopes and dreams of what could be.  We are well into January by now. Have you chosen your word for the year or made your list of resolutions? Tackled the latest decluttering challenge AND started going to the gym again?  There is nothing like January and all its perkiness about changing our behaviors to make you feel horrible about the way you care for yourself. Why is it…

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The Power of Art as Self-care for Caregivers

Discover the power of art to help you negotiate the tough times in life. Nourishing your creativity provides a powerful tool for self-care for caregivers and other stressed-out people.

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Photography, the Other Art

Not Everyone Can Draw Not every month has five Sundays, so I’ll take the opportunity to explore the other A in MAPS (you can find more about this series here). Last week, I shared how having a learning mindset helps us conquer things we thought we couldn’t do in our younger years. Today I’ll share some tips for upping your artistic quotient with photography. Next week, I’ll tell you about my latest physical challenge. Artistic expression baffles me at time.…

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Ceramic Artist Rediscovers Art in Community

Shelley Weaver created all of the art featured on this page, and took the photos of her pieces. You can follow her on Instagram @sheleweav or look for the hashtag #bayavenuestudio to find more of her work. com-mu-ni-ty•noun: a group of people who have the same interests Have you ever wondered if you should (or could) pursue an artistic interest? Yesterday I invited you to consider all the ways that people express themselves artistically. Today and tomorrow I’ll share an…

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