Self Care through Creative Practice & Intention: Anchoring

Happy Monday to all you lovelies,
This is my first time posting from my new mini- a recent gift from my wonderful,generous, so very there for me mother! It is all very exciting…and freeing. Can now post and read other inspiring blogs from from almost anywhere- am posting from my pillow before sleep late Sunday night. Thus this share from “creativity in motion” and Gretchen Miller! I hope it inspires you to engage in something that nourishes your senses and feeds your soul.
With warmest Aloha,
Sabrina

creativity in motion

After some time away from working in my self-care art journal, I’ve worked on a couple of new pages:

As mentioned in my last post, I was inspired by Cherie Spehar‘s reminder at this year’s National Institute for Trauma in Loss in Children’s Assembly about anchoring– and its role in journaling & trauma informed practice. In Cherie’s workshop, she mindfully highlighted that the process of journaling in connection to inner thoughts, strong emotions, intense memories, and painful experiences can trigger overwhelming responses for trauma survivors.  Part of proceeding with emotional caution includes anchoring, which involves creating a mini safety plan (before starting to journal) about what the client can do or go to, to help re-establish safety and ground themselves to the here and now if needed.

This resource (Reconnecting to the Present-Anchoring PDF) provides a really good overview about the process, benefits, and tips about anchoring from

View original post 218 more words

About engagingly yours

Passionate Poet, Writer, Yoga Teacher, Realistic Idealist, Devotee, servant and Champion of Beauty, Lover of Life: visit me at Engagingthesenses.com
This entry was posted in BlogPosts, Resources, self care, Senses, Treasure Chest and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Self Care through Creative Practice & Intention: Anchoring

  1. Many thanks Sabrina for the re-blog! Artfully, -gretchen

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s