Thursday, May 18, 2017

Healing my shadow, an art journal adventure

This is not the post I intended to write, but the post that came to me the moment I opened my blog posting window.

I am in the process of facing my shadow, or as I like to call her, my shadow child. I have worked with her and through her so much these past few years, but lately, I felt some issues come to the surface to be healed and I knew I needed a better way to release them.

That is why I am now processing them in an art journal.

This is one of the pages in my Shadow to Light journal. I filled it with all sorts of things I was afraid of until I had no more space to continue to write, and then after I calmed down, I art journaled all over it, with all sorts of mediums. It feels so right, to do it the way I do it.

I let my art heal me inside, take the shadow child in my arms and let her know that she is loved and alright and beautiful.

Every time I finish a page, no matter how dark it starts out, it feels light and airy and happy.

The more I work on my shadow, the more light I feel, the brighter I shine, the braver I get in what I write. What a gift!


  1. Hi Sylvia ... looks like being creative really helps you - on top of that you have these wonderful works of art ... cheers Hilary



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