Category Archives: art therapy

Art therapy – Sorolla and his light

I’ve just come back from Spain. It is sunny, warm and beautiful there, as always. There is this painting that I really like, I like how the artist draws light in it, but I never knew its name or the … Continue reading

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Are you stuck? #inbetween

Are you stuck, Or are you incubating?   Are you empty,  Or are you liberated?  Are you lost,  Or are you reassessing?  Are you drifting,  Or busy manifesting?  Are you lacking,  Or great at letting go?  Are you slacking,  Or … Continue reading

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Writing for Our Lives is out in Waterstones now #mentalhealth

My former employer, a large charity supporting those struggling with addiction, mental health issues et al, released a book of poetry written by their service users and staff. Some poems did not make a cut and they needed more, I … Continue reading

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On anger. A reminder poem. Read when angry.

The boat is empty.  The anger is empty. (1) You just forgot. Again.  Remember – your karma led you here.  How can you be angry with something  That is a creation of your mind?  If you act now with anger, … Continue reading

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Art therapy – space poem #TheExpanse

I miss this tv show so much ☹️ I can not wait for the embrace of space! Its vastness, cold vacuum and void. So I escape the gravity of self And into supernova self-destroy. Strap in for high G burn … Continue reading

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Redefining happiness

Happiness is not something to aspire for.  Or rather, you will aspire for it but discover it’s something else altogether. Happiness is painfully shedding everything that does not let you see  That you are already happy. That you don’t need … Continue reading

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Nomad of the Universe

I don’t know what it means That I, it exists before the thought, Before the breath, 3D spliced between zeptoseconds, Between pulsating fractal heartbeats. As someone who has felt spacetime(has been spacetime?),Time does not exist. Mushroom tears. Somehow I remember … Continue reading

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Art therapy: Happy New Year of Tiger 🐯

It’s the little things sometimes that help us emerge from the depths of darkness, finally take a breath and see the light of hope. Like making this chap out of a loo roll and inspired by this TikTok video. Happy … Continue reading

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(Psychedelic) art therapy. What the Universe is made of.

At some point during my first psilocybin trip, I’ve looked at a couple in front of me sat under the blanket, quietly coming down from their trip. Reality underneath and around them was transparent, shimerring with molecular grid connections, blue … Continue reading

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Butoh, the no self dance

Did you know about Butoh? A rebellion in art form, an ego death ritual, embracing “grotesquerie, darkness, and decay”, where a dancer transports into alternative states of being – Butoh (originally “ankoku butō”, “dance of darkness”) is the best way … Continue reading

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Joy and sorrow by Khalil Gibran

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Nothingness

Remain still and listen.  Things and people come. I listen. I do what needs to be done.  The dramas and the traumas come. I listen. I bring myself back to breath.  Love your breath, says Ram Dass.  I listen some … Continue reading

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Art therapy. On why magpies are awesome

Read the word “evil” backwards. Interesting isn’t it?  They say that when the witch dies, she turns into a magpie.  Yin & yang – it makes sense. Nice reincarnation.  Magpies are considered evil in largely superstitious folklore.  They are believed … Continue reading

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A galaxy of smiling hippos dances around me :) Sacred poetry workshop with Highest Good Wellbeing

This week I have been to a sacred poetry workshop by Sarit Gafan of @highestgoodwellbeing. Sarit is an intuitive well-being practitioner and a beautiful soul. She took us on a journey inside ourselves. We did some soul-digging to uncover our … Continue reading

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Art therapy – Three magic words #poetry #poem

“Beauty evolves from emptiness into form.” — Christopher Alexander I am emptiness. I am form. I am beauty. I create form out of emptiness and beauty out of form. Or rather emptiness makes form beautiful. Is it form that gives … Continue reading

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