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Mandala – out the inside therapy

Art Emotions

I didn’t know I could use paint to express my feelings. Nevermind painting an image from my dreams, having a massive emotional impact on me and other people. Plus it actually looks good! Mandala out the inside therapy what it actually means? About 5 years ago my hair and make-up career came to an end and I felt quite lost. I became a mum and I  invested my time raising my beautiful little boy. My dedication to motherhood (a natural instinct…

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Art therapy grief

Art Therapy in Grief

Art Emotions

How I found peace and inner strength in Art Therapy? Art Therapy in Grief with HappyPolka. I didn’t know I could use paint to express my feelings. Nevermind painting an image from my dreams, having a massive emotional impact on me and other people. Plus it actually looks good!  As a former makeup artist and wig dresser, I love blending colours and the actual process of creating The Look. When I reflect on my work for various theatre productions, the…

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HAPPY POLKA

Breathe your grief

Aroma Breathing Emotions

One theory holds that many Halloween traditions may have been influenced by ancient Celtic harvest festivals, particularly the Gaelic festival Samhain, which may have had pagan roots; some scholars hold that Samhain may have been Christianised as All Hallow’s Day, along with its eve, by the early Church. Other academics believe, however, that Halloween began solely as a Christian holiday, being the vigil of All Hallow’s Day. Halloween activities include trick-or-treating (or the related guising and souling), attending Halloween costume…

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