In the previous blog post, “Learning To Walk Through Life Not Giving A Fuck,” I briefly touched on the fact that back in October of 2020 I made the decision to stop wearing bras. I noticed that I was becoming pretty passionate while sharing, and figured I would make another blog post solely devoted to … Continue reading How No Longer Wearing Bras Has Helped With My Sexuality Healing And Self-Confidence.
2/1/2020, Week 2, “Why don’t you see me?!” In this post, I will be revealing the raw data within Week 2 from my study, “Self-Care after Trauma: A heuristic inquiry using Art Therapy, Journaling, and Dream reflection.” What consists within the raw data is all of my artwork, journal entries, and documented dreams that was expressed for … Continue reading Self-Care after Trauma: Wanting to Change my Reality. (week 2 of my study)
So, for a little bit of life updates that I have been alluding to, I am moving! I have been wanting to move since October of 2020, and I was quite impatient waiting for this moment. On and off for the past year and a half I have been driving 3 hours a day to get to … Continue reading The Healing Journey IS Worth It.
January 2020 The day after defending my thesis, the graduating class then had to prepare for the art show. The theme of the show all the students agreed on was, les rasion d’etre (reason for living). Essentially, the rules were to bring art pieces we had created throughout our time in the Art Therapy graduate program for … Continue reading Displaying my Recovery Artwork for the First Time.
Art response I created after my very first session The first time I had ever went to therapy was in October of 2019. So, yes, I was in grad school, studying to become an Art Therapist, and I had never been to therapy. Prior to my out-of-body experience, I knew I was going to seek therapeutic services … Continue reading My First Time Going To Therapy.
Sometimes, pictures capture a flicker of a person’s soul in that exact moment in time. We can often put our metaphorical masks on and hide ourselves for a split second to pose for a picture. But this picture, it got me, the real me. I can see my soul, my pain. This was taken literally … Continue reading How my Out-of-Body experience Gifted me with a previously suppressed Traumatic memory.
December of 2018, a month after owning my suffering, I experienced my first traumatic flashback. Even though I recently made a huge breakthrough in my healing, it did not mean I was healed. For me, it meant that I had just opened myself up to start doing the real work. I had been avoiding my … Continue reading Experiencing A Traumatic Flashback.