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art with lower case a
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

art with a lower case “a”

Rebecca–Doodling Notes from Lecture Art is intimidating. Although children usually make art spontaneously, most of us stopped doing art in our early teens.   Unless you identify with being an Artist with a capital “A,” art may be something that you

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cancer
Gioia

Ubuntu–The Universal Bond that Connects Us All

Rebecca–Feeling Generous Gioia found a new word the other day: Ubuntu.  Apparently Ubuntu is a Zulu term for compassion and humanity, or human kindness.  It means, literally, “human-ness.” She had been looking for a way to describe what she and

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creative journaling
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Woody Guthrie’s New Year’s Rulin’s

Woody Guthrie’s New Year’s Rulin’s This time of year always calls for lists, all kinds of lists—“Best of..”, “Worst of …”, “Things for which you’re grateful”, “What you accomplished in 2014”, “Resolutions for the upcoming year”, etc…. We’ve been thinking

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Chris Peterson
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Other People Matter

Rebecca–My Lovely Peeps “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

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

The Magic In Small Things

Gioia–Altoid Shrine 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

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butterflies
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Self-Symbols: Butterfly or Dragonfly

Gioia-Dragonfly Altered Book 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,

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