Art Journal Therapy Activity # 81 - Healing Negative Intentions

Collage by Shelley Klammer
Collage by Shelley Klammer

 

This journal contemplation will support you to uncover your hurt inner child's negative intentions.

 

 

"Those parts of ourselves which we reject exist in the unconscious, as separated aspects.

 

They are the lost sheep of our psyches and we must become the good shephard that welcomes them home."

 

- Susan Thesenga

 

 

Materials:

 

Journal and a pen

 

Method:

 

Our Pleasure Seeking Negative Self

 

Because our hidden negativity lives in our unconscious mind, it can easily thwart our good intentions despite our best efforts to improve and progress. Our unconscious lower self has a life of its own with hidden negative agendas for finding negative pleasure. When we ignore our negative tendencies, they will seek to fulfill a destructive pattern in our lives that will keep us trapped in emotional pain and lower-self functioning...