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 Summer Book Club for Creatives

Celebrated Author Patricia Leavy & I have teamed up for the perfect summer pairing!

 

Grab Patricia's brand new book Shooting Stars and get

my e-book Mindful Expressions for free.

Join us August 29 for an interactive Facebook live 

where we will unpack Shooting Stars

& the significance of art to our healing.  

 

Shooting Stars is a novel about walking through our past traumas, moving from darkness to light, and the ways in which love – from lovers, friends, or the art we experience – heals us.

Mindful Expressions includes 12 creative mindfulness prompts and mini lessons. Explore a different principle of mindfulness through a different creative medium in 5-10 minutes using simple supplies.

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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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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, I don't have an inner compass that can help me to navigate the chaos. For him, he sees nothing but infinite ideas. The chaos is fuel for his imagination. He hasn't lost his inner compass that tells him what he wants, needs, thinks, feels and believes. I am envious. I am lost in a world of experts, right and wrong answers, endless advice, judgements and questioning. My little Lego building compass I call instinct and intuition has been eroded. For me the arts have been the only thing that can put me back in touch with this. Every time I ask myself what colour, tone, move or word feels right I can feel it get stronger. When people ask me why I am working in the arts, this is why. They connect us to ourselves and bring wisdo...

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