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Chris Peterson
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

12/14 Other People Matter

“I believe that unconditional love will have the final word ” Martin Luther King, Jr. It’s been a challenging year if you listen to the news recaps. Ebola. Gaza. Ukraine. Malaysia Airlines. ISIS. Robin Williams. Girls here and abroad abducted

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attend to the good
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

11/14 The Magic In Small Things

Think about three things that have gone well thus far in your day. Find a piece of paper and write them down. If the list gets longer as you’re writing, go ahead and add more When we start our workshops

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butterflies
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

10/14 Self-Symbols: Butterfly or Dragonfly

A few years back, Gioia went on a butterfly binge. Butterflies showed up all the time in her artwork. It seemed to make sense that butterflies appeared—she was going through a lot of changes in her life, many of them

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Collage
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

09/14 Warming Up to Flow

At CWW, we often sing the virtues of getting into flow and, of course, we suggest that doing art is a natural way for people to experience it. Flow is that state we achieve when we are fully immersed and

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attributional style
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

08/14The Optimist and The Pessimist

Gioia and I (Rebecca) have a running joke about being diametrically opposed in both mood and also our general levels of optimism versus pessimism. Those of you who know us personally can probably easily identify that Gioia is the buoyant

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Broaden and Build
Gioia

07-14 Savoring Flowers–and Friends

Last weekend I (Gioia) took the family to visit my old friend, Sarah, who farms on Maryland’s beautiful Eastern shore. We arrived in the early evening after a wonderful day of enjoying the water. Sarah and her husband fed us

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