Art Journal Therapy Activity # 3 - Collage Your Appreciation

Collage by Shelley Klammer
Collage by Shelley Klammer

 

This art journal directive will support you to lift up" your life energy into a better feeling appreciative state when you are struggling with heavier emotions.

 

Materials:

 

- 1 magazine - and only one - chosen randomly from a pile

 

-  Art journal

 

-  Scissors and glue stick

 

 

 

Method:

 

Seeing Through Higher Eyes

 

“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” 

 

~ Marcus Aurelius

 

To see through "higher eyes" takes persistence and dedication. We do not even have to create elaborate changes when we intensely appreciate our life as it is now. So much of our life creation unfolds from simply making each now moment rich with attention and appreciation for what is currently happening.

 

Life lays itself out at our feet, waiting to be noticed and appreciated. Even negative circumstances can be appreciated for inciting need growth, change and movement. Embracing the present moment intensely through appreciation is a healing process that does not involve having to change your outer life...