if you're an artist and your job is to find beauty in things and inspire the rest of us... the task can seem daunting. Take a break from the news feed and check in with some restorative options.
"According to the research, post-traumatic growth goes beyond resilience; by actively searching for good in something terrible, a person can use adversity as a catalyst for advancing to a higher level of psychological functioning."
The article covers these five positive changes that signal post-traumatic growth:
) Personal Strength
2) Stronger relationships, via social support and increased compassion
3) Greater appreciation of life
4) Personal beliefs can be re-affirmed or re-constructed
4) Crisis clears way for new opportunities (fired from job; found something better)
Your freedom to express yourself through art comes from a place of safety and strength. Know how to find your way there. Your work depends on it.
art by Emm Roy http://positivedoodles.tumblr.com/
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