Visual Journaling

Visual Journaling is part Journal and par Art therapy and that is what makes it quite effective as a process to help us release our inner thoughts and emotions. Art therapy, after all, is simply a process of creativity to express ourselves. Sometimes when we journal it is very linear. I did this. Then this. … Continue reading Visual Journaling

Modes of Self-care

It seems like everybody uses the word self-care to refer to pretty much everything they do for enjoyment. It is a little different when we are chronically ill. Self-care is necessary for wellbeing, yes, but for emotional, mental, and physical quality of life and for even better functionality. Right now we all need to focus … Continue reading Modes of Self-care

Chronic illness: Pandemic stress

There are risk factors to being chronically ill in a high-stress environment and being isolated during the pandemic life. COVID19 brings with it unique external stressors we may have a difficult time adjusting to like we do other stressors. Mental illness Anxiety: Even before COVID-19 hit its shores, the U.S. was a clinically anxious place. According … Continue reading Chronic illness: Pandemic stress