Creative Practices to Heal Emotional Pain

 

I feel blessed to receive letters from people all over the world who share that they have been inspired by my website to start and maintain a regular creative practice. 

  

Invitations to Express Yourself:

 

1. Spontaneous Collage is an easy way to begin expressing yourself with no need for drawing or painting skills. Read about the benefits of spontaneous collage HERE.

 

Collage Coursework:

a. Collage for Self-Discovery

b. Intuitive Collage for Emotional Insight

c. Healing Difficult Emotions with Expressive Art (along with drawing, painting and journaling)

d. 100 Days of Art Journal Therapy (along with drawing, painting, poetry, and storytelling)

 

 

2. Intuitive Painting is a form of spontaneous play with paint. Read more about the benefits of spontaneous painting HERE.

 

Painting Coursework:

a. Healing Difficult Emotions Through Expressive Art (along with journaling and collage)

b. 100 Days of Art Journal Therapy (along with poetry, and storytelling)

c. Intuitive Mandala Meditations 

d. Symbolic Journeys 

 

 

3. Expressive Journal Writing can help you express yourself in a freer, more authentic way. Read more about the benefits of expressive journal writing HERE.

 

Journaling Coursework:

a. Narrative Therapy

b. 30 Days of Inspired Creativity

c. 30 Days of Authentic Self-Expression

d. 30 Days of Passion and Purpose

 

 

4. Spontaneous Drawing can invite up information from your unconscious mind that needs to be loved and integrated. Read more about the benefits of spontaneous drawing HERE.

 

Drawing Coursework:

a. Healing Difficult Emotions With Expressive Art (along with journaling and collage)

b. 100 Days of Art Journal Therapy (along with poetry, and storytelling)

c. Intuitive Mandala Meditations 

d. Symbolic Journeys 

 

 

5. Meditative Creativity. All of the expressive arts can involve moving into a deeper spiritual place inside. Read more about the benefits of meditative creativity HERE.

 

Meditational/Creative Coursework:

a. Intuitive Mandala Meditations

b. Emotional Healing with ACIM

 

 

6. Poetry Therapy offers a way to give emotional voice to what would otherwise feel difficult to express in rational sentences. Read more about the benefits of poetry therapy HERE.

 

Poetry Coursework:

a. Expressive Poetry

 

 

7. Storytelling can provide an emotional connection to your life.  Read more about the benefits of storytelling HERE.

 

Storytelling Coursework:

a. Narrative Therapy

 

 

7. Depth Journaling is the practice of listening deeply to the unfolding of your day and keeping a track of the emotional themes of your life. Read more about the benefits of depth journaling HERE.

 

Depth Journaling Coursework:

a. Dive Deep Art Journaling Course

 

 

8. Authentic Movement involves dancing your body from your intuitive knowing. Read more about the benefits of authentic movement HERE.

  

 

9. Photo Therapy combines photography with an inner self-reflection process.  Read more about the benefits of photo therapy HERE.

 

Photo Therapy Coursework:

a. Photo Therapy


Free PDF Download - Expressive Arts Benefits

 

 

Click HERE for free PDF Download that shares expressive arts exercises and benefits.