It’s a Sign

It’s a sign! Yes. Yes, it is. Literally and figuratively. There is something very appealing about mosaics. It’s not just the finished product, which of course is very pleasing to the eye, it’s potentially a metaphor for life. Think about it. Mosaics … is the bringing together of broken pieces to create something whole and … Continued

Just Journal

Keeping a journal, writing down how you feel is wonderful therapy when embarking on a program of learning, change, and personal development. It is very powerful to get the thoughts out of our heads and onto paper for ongoing analysis and clarity. Simply bottling up or constantly thinking about ‘things’ can overwhelm us to the … Continued

Learn to Journal e-Workbook

Just Journal – eLearning

Are you a Lifelong Learner that likes to learn, but prefer to do it at your pace and in your own time? Learn to ‘Just Journal’ in your own time, is a session designed specifically for you. When you sign up, you are provided with a link to the downloadable Just Journal Workbook. You can also participate in online Q&A coaching sessions via the Lifelong Learning Conscious Conversations Facebook Group. This is a closed group for learners just like you, where you can explore topics, share insights, ask questions and hang out with others who are exploring also. Book now and get started OR participate in our group-based facilitated Just Journal Workshop and enjoy a day out in the Avon Valley.

Magic of Mosaics

I love mosaics as a metaphor for life. Think about it. Mosaics is the bringing together of broken pieces to create something whole and beautiful. How fabulous that a creative activity not only feeds your soul (spiritual, emotional, social wellness), but also produces a beautiful piece to enhance your home (environmental). I love that working … Continued

Magic of Mosaics: beginners workshop

Mosaic Workshop pic
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Learn to Mosaic

The Magic of Mosaics beginner workshop enables you to explore your CREATIVE dimension while providing opportunity for you to appreciate the benefits of being mindful; of being in the here and now. You will create a beautiful piece to take home with you to remind you of your creative wellness experience. This workshop is run over 4-hours and includes fabulous food (local produce) and beverages to keep you hydrated and nourished through-out the day. Why don’t you treat yourself and come to the workshop via the scenic and peaceful AvonLink train service. Enjoy the magnificent views through the Avon Valley. Make your booking through the TransWA web site.

Magic of Mosaics: create your own table top

Mosaic Table Top

Table Mosaics

This is a ‘rolling workshop’ available every Saturday.  It is a fabulous hands-on ‘bring-your-own-table’ mosaic workshop (no experience required), designed to get you into the ‘flow’ and enhance your creative wellness. Depending on the size of your table you may not complete it in one sitting. The fee is based on your table dimensions and includes: the table preparation, tiles, glue, grout, cutting implements and design – both colour and precision of patterns plus great conversation and therapeutic benefit. While your table is with us and you come to ‘play’ we will feed you with great local produce and ensure you are well hydrated. Download the flyer for more information …Table Mosaics Flyer

Mosaics and Mandalas

What is a mandala? NOUN a circular figure representing the universe (in Hindu and Buddhist symbolism) a symbol in a dream, representing the dreamer’s search for completeness and self-unity (in Jungian psychology) A few years back now, when I embarked on mosaicing my beloved long table, I stumbled into the use of circles (mandalas). I … Continued

Mosaics plus Mandalas equal MAGIC

Artists express themselves through their art, whatever that art form may be, and many create a signature style that is recognised immediately. Painters, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol are two that spring to mind. You can just about always pick their style and will hear their pieces spoken about as ‘that’s a Picasso or that’s … Continued

My Mosaic Project

Mosaic Table Pictures Many years ago I purchased a beautiful 3 metre long wooden table as I love ‘long table lunches’. That is, a table that is reminiscent of the last supper (in length only) where friends and family sit together and enjoy great food over fantastic conversation. Lunch time hospitality has always been a favourite of mine … Continued

The Creative YOU

The science is in … immersing yourself in creative pursuits is good for your overall well-being. Studies suggest the benefits include a decrease in depressive symptoms, increase in positive emotions and reduction in stress responses. Creative wellness is something that many have likely intuited for a lot of years as beneficial and are now validated … Continued