Life IS Art

Zen : a state of calm attentiveness in which one’s actions are guided by intuition rather than by conscious effort Creating art can be a meditative process If you focus on the process, The repetition of patterns, The formation of strokes, The sensations created when using your hands and tools The emotions that rise whenContinue reading “Life IS Art”

Hope, Joy, Love

Art heals when practised in a non-judgemental, SAFE spaceBy focusing on the momentEnjoying the act of making, creating, expressingLiving in the moment, in the NOWYou are allowed to experimentThere is NO “right”There is NO “wrong”No one starts out a MasterYou just try, and try, and try againAnd again, and againIf you don’t like the paintingPaintContinue reading “Hope, Joy, Love”

The Path

Walking in nature is good for the body AND soul. In Japan there is a practice known as “forest bathing” where people purposefully walk in the woods for rejuvenation. Thankfully, even in a busy city like Toronto, it is possible to get away from the hustle and bustle, smog, and noise by wandering along shelteredContinue reading “The Path”