My name is Rachel and I am an Expressive Arts Educator, Artist. & Writer teaching people how use creativity for self care, awareness, and wellness.

 

Here you will find videos, courses, and inspiration for how you can use your art to go deeper. We don't just make beautiful things, we make things with meaning and create as a radical act of being alive.

Learn how to use your creative process as a tool for practicing mindfulness and learn more about your emotions and well being. 

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 A few times a month I share deep, thoughtful musings to keep you keep digging deeper in art & life. 

A new support for Anxiety & Stress

Learn to manage Anxiety & Stress through creativity & mindfulness. Beginning September 2020 in the Inspiration Library monthly lessons will explore an evidence based practice for managing anxiety & stress through art & creativity. Join a live class or catch the recording later.

 

Build skills & awareness for managing anxiety & stress through creative mindfulness. 

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September 22, 2016

Harness your love of music at the times you need it most. Find a musical mantra to ground you during times of stress and anxiety.


My love of music runs deep, unfortunately so do my anxious tendencies. I suppose it was only natural that the two converged at some point i...

September 11, 2016

I know that my life has become too hectic, when I go into a restaurant and look at the menu and feel paralysis. Everything looks good, and I begin worrying about making the "wrong" decision... sometimes even before I look at what's actually on the menu! The pressure in...

September 7, 2016

I have an ongoing love hate relationship with the city. I love the opportunities and abundance it provides but I hate the alienation  and loss of connection to the natural world it produces. Over the years I have found that my own healing and wellbeing are intimately c...

July 31, 2016

An important piece to the puzzle of living a life grounded in the present moment is knowing what our values are and working to live according to them. This is something we have heard many times before, and in fact many of us would just assume that we are doing this nat...

July 21, 2016

One quality of the creative arts that I am most fascinated with is their ability to bring something out of us. A thought, idea, realization, experience, or even a perception can be brought into this world through expression. When things are inside me they bump around a...

May 12, 2016

Sometimes a simple story, song, or image you have encountered hundreds of times can suddenly speak to you in new ways. My son pulled "Goodnight Moon" by Margaret Wise Brown off the shelf the other day before bed. Although we have read this book dozens and dozens of tim...

April 20, 2016

This is a photo of my son doing the very special thing he loves, dumping out ALL of his Lego so that he can see it all, and play with the lost neglected pieces. He only gets to do this on special occasions because it overwhelms me. I see it all and I can't even focus,...

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