[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In my previous article, Why the Creativity Cycle is Like an Outstanding Cup of Coffee, I discussed the necessary ingredients of the creative process, such as the importance of protected time, a culture that supports creativity, constraint within the creative process, and not taking the process too personally. In this article, I’ll explore the cycle of creativity and […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you’re like most people, your standard cup of “morning joe” is okay. It serves a function by helping you go from barely functional to getting you through your routine each morning. However, the standard cup of coffee is very different from a fantastic cup of coffee that’s so good, it makes you stop and […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Creativity can be easy to chase, but hard to capture, especially when you’re feeling anxious. When we’re worried, our productivity is bound to take a dip, and this can have a multiplicative effect on our anxiety. We cannot work because we feel so anxious, but we are only so anxious because we cannot work. […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s simple enough to preach the virtues of creativity, but another thing entirely to put them into practice. Circumstance often disconnects us from our creativity, and without instinctual knowledge on how to return to it. Fortunately, there are plenty of motives for getting in touch with your creative side. Here are 6 reasons to get […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s officially the start of the New Year, and when many of us start to think about our new goals and intentions. What better way to do this than to create an intention board? If you don’t already know, an intention board is a collage that utilizes the law of attraction to help you create […]
Transforming with art therapy is simple. Art therapy is a tool used by many to access parts of the brain they otherwise wouldn’t be able to. This is because art therapy has a calming effect on the mind and body, allowing you to relax enough to access your true, authentic nature. If you undergo the […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] As an artist with mental illness, I’m always fascinated by what other artists have to say about their relationship with mental illness and therapy. Many artists have said really beautiful and inspirational things about their struggles with the stresses of creating under the duress of mental illness. In point of fact, I may not […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Do you want to be a musician? Are you envious of the lucky impervious few who find themselves seated behind a choice instrument and express themselves beauty? Do you find your mind plagued by crippling self-doubt in the face of attempting to learn? Do you struggle to muster hope in a future where you […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Therapy with Integrative Counsel is more than talking. It’s about taking action to better your mental health. For some people, there comes a point in their healing journey where talking doesn’t get them anywhere. Maybe you’ve already dove into your past traumas and relationships, are all talked out, and are craving more. That’s normal! […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today is National PTSD Awareness Day. PTSD is a psychiatric disorder that results from a traumatic event. Those who have PTSD are often triggered by memories of the traumatic event, which causes them to feel as if they are experiencing the event again, accompanied by feelings of intense anxiety/panic, touchiness, and/or disassociation. In order to […]
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