Making a statement

(literally)

IM

heart leaves

Hearts all lined up and pushing through

SC

Happy street

I’ve been wanting to do this for a while. It made me very calm, happy and in touch with nature.

IM

enough

affirming and reinforcing ‘enough’

DC

Lesson One

Self compassion is not selfish

SC

Cloud watching

Cloud watching. Feeling better for taking time to see the trees and quietening the chattering to do list brain.
JR

Creatively calm

Feeling calm after creative mindfulness painting 
MB

Playing with words

Expressed my irritation in a word poem and felt better. 
MB

Empathy

Feeling empathy with sadness. After expressing it in a collage and then using a phone app on the image, I like what I expressed. I still felt the sadness afterwards – empathy is empathy. 
MB 

Nature’s metaphor

Feeling reflective. Reassured by Nature’s metaphor (frost and growth). 
MB 

mindless to mindful

Feeling like doing something mindless like watching telly so remembered to do something mindful instead. Felt better for doing so. Energised. 
MB

To just be in nature

Knowing my path isn’t always this clear and accepting that’s OK.
JR

Listening to myself – time out

Listening to myself and giving myself permission to take time out from busy self-employment.
JR

My imperfect drawings

Felt better with this imperfect drawing.
IM

Self Kindness

Simple self kindness
IM

Journaling

Liking what writing in a notebook can result in.
MB

Resolved

This painting took me from feeling uncertain to feeling resolved. 
MB

Back on track

Felt pressured, doubting and pacey. After a walk in the sunshine and a few minutes reflecting and doodling, I felt back on track. 
MB