I love how art allows you to pour your emotions out, and leave them on the paper or canvas. It’s clear how I was feeling the day I made this art journal page. And I really did feel better when I was finished.
I’ve used art therapy in my clinical practice for years. I’ve seen “stuck” clients have major breakthroughs while participating in art therapy activities. It’s an incredible process to witness!
All of the Brave Girl retreats and workshops have artsy components. That doesn’t mean you need to be an artist to participate... not at all. But it’s loads of fun, and allows you to access different parts of your brain, when you use your hands and think creatively.
Art projects also give you something to bring home to remind you of the lessons you’ve learned about yourself, and about life. These reminders are great “go to” items on rough days, when you may be tempted to believe the lies again. As I’ve said before, these programs are not designed to help you for a few weeks or months. These are programs to help you for a lifetime. Because once you know the truth about who you are, there’s no going back.