Sometimes Self Care means…not producing a blog post this week! Re-blogging one of my favorite posts about the importance of taking care of your “Core.” A few months ago I helped open an expressive arts center in Salem, and, while this has been part of my own “self care” as an artist and art therapist, I am still learning to balance everything else in my life. Life is a continual balancing act! If you are free tomorrow (Friday Feb, 22) anytime from 4pm-8pm, come on by and sample some of our creative workshops! For more information, go to http://www.artfullifecenter.org
As the years go by and we grow older, is there an essence that remains unchanged by age? When you strip everything down to its core…who are you?
I reside and work in Salem, I garden and swing my daughter at Pickman Park, I shop at Market Basket with an occasional splurge at Whole Foods, I explore various cultural and foodie places with friends in the surrounding North Shore communities, and at home I help my husband with English grammar and nurse my daughter to sleep after a day full of (toddlinggrabbingthrowinggigglysmileybabbleylittlemissindependantsnugglyhugging) fun.
I am a mom and a wife and all the crazy that comes with it, and I love it. So I hope you don’t take what I say next the wrong way:
Something is still missing. At the end of the day, when everything else gets stripped away, I am an artist at my core. Making art…
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