For The Times When There Is No Map

For The Times When There Is No Map

No matter what it might look like from the outside, everyone is learning the hard way.   So give yourself a break.   If you’re struggling or floundering or feeling stuck and confused and can’t see a way forward out of whatever is challenging in your life right now,...
The Inner Critic and The Art Police

The Inner Critic and The Art Police

In the Wild Heart Expressive Arts approach to intuitive painting and art-making we are in a continual dance of trying to navigate our relationship to the judging mind also known as the inner critic.     I’m defining the inner critic as the part of our psyche that is...
Intuitive Painting As A Spiritual Adventure

Intuitive Painting As A Spiritual Adventure

I often think of the intuitive painting process as a spiritual adventure. It reminds me of this lovely quote from the poet John Donahue: “Behind your image, below your words, above your thoughts, the silence of another world waits.”  I really see creativity and...