Most of us have a variety of emotional experiences as a child, often with some degree of hurt, or even trauma or abuse, and these experiences can deeply impact our creative lives. William H. Macy once commented, “Nobody became an actor because he had a good childhood.” That is such a wry and amusing comment, […]
How does being a mother affect a creative woman, especially someone engaged in a career in the arts?
“The motherhood thing – I think of it like a marathon, except a marathon is over in a day. It’s an endurance test and it’s some…
So many people experience unwanted sexual contact, rape and other forms of sexual abuse – and help deal with the aftermath through creative expression, perhaps using art therapy, but more often some other form of creative self-expression.
One of …
Life circumstances can be challenging for anyone, but maybe especially for those of us who are unusually intense, sensitive, or gifted. Many multitalented people feel inspired and energized to pursue multiple creative projects – often at the same time – but one potential downside is physical and emotional burnout. Therapist Sharon Barnes works with creative, […]
Like other people, those in the arts often respond quickly to disasters like hurricanes. Doing a Google search for “celebrity response to hurricane sandy” I located a recent Tweet by Jennifer Lopez @JLo: If you need a safe place to stay, shelter info avail. in #RedCross HurricanApp #Sandy http://bit.ly/red__cross This evening is a broadcast of […]