These exercises can be completed in a separate journal from the art prompt or in the same one.
Feel free to take several days to complete the exercises.
Describe your experience of how this relationship became painful / developed resentments/ ended?
Do you blame _________________ (name of person) for anything in the relationship or blame them for the relationship ending if it has?
What do you wish this person would have done differently?
Are there any qualities or experiences you appreciate about this person?
Find a few drawing or doodling materials of choice and lay them out in front of you.
Invite your highest Self to join you in this practice
Take a moment to breathe in and out. Close your eyes for a few seconds if you'd like.
When you are ready, pick the first material that stands out to you without thinking about it.
Open up to a fresh page in your journal or notebook. Or feel free to choose another surface to work with.
Close your eyes and place your hand over your heart.
Deeply breathe in and out at least 5 times.
Now open your eyes.
Draw a large heart shape that fills up the page.
Allow your hands to move and make marks, scribbles, doodles, or mini drawings of anything that feels natural or comes to mind.
How does this relationship feel in your heart?
Use the materials to represent this.
Trust that there is no wrong or right and that your materials will speak for oyu.
Write words if you need to.
Get aggressive with the pen onto the paper.
Allow whatever you are feeling and thinking to come up and out onto the page.
When you are done, notice how you feel.
You may wish to write down some more thoughts about what this experience was like for you.
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