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By Kalihwiyostha Thompson

Self Reflections - Healing Art

Self Reflections

About My Healing Art

I'm a recovering alcoholic, and drug addict. I'm a single parent of 4 children and 2 pets. I come from a nation of strong and resilient people, who have endured much over the years.. I am very proud of my Iroquois heritage.

For me healing art means allowing myself to express my deepest feelings in a way that suits me, not worrying about what other people think, or even if anyone else will understand it. It's for me. It's allowing myself to be free of any constraints, and its the process of working through my feelings in a healthy way, at my own pace.

My "Inner Artist" Process

This process started when I first decided to make a lifestyle change. I needed to find a connection, and figure out what it was that I came here to do. I wanted to know what it was inside of me that inhibited my growth, mentally, spiritually, emotionally, physically, and creatively. For I always knew I had certain skills. I was just afraid to use them. Along my journey I've had many revelations.. Being connected to spirit/source being the most amazing!:)

Lessons Learned

  • I feel very proud of my finished piece, it's a reflection of myself. When I look at it, it reminds me of the great joy I felt when I allowed myself to feel connected to the universe. For me its a good reminder, that keeps me on my healing journey.

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