A creative guide to exploring your life : self-reflection by Graham Ramsay, Holly Sweet

By Graham Ramsay, Holly Sweet

An award-winning psychologist photographer co-author this detailed artistic advisor to exploring and knowing your lifestyles: who you're, what you price, and what you want to achieve.

an inventive advisor to Exploring Your lifestyles brims with ingenious workouts and examples that use the ability of images, artwork, and writing as instruments for self-discovery. It offers transparent and available tips on tips to discover varied components of your id: take a photo of your self in a task you do not regularly play, draw a visible timeline of your lifestyles and think about its key turning issues; discover your feel of position in background through writing a couple of significant historic occasion that has replaced your lifestyles. routines are observed through looking out questions for self-reflection, and are complemented through examples of every workout to impress principles and notion.

that includes extra information for lecturers, counselors, and different pros operating the routines in crew settings, this e-book deals a dynamic and relaxing means that you can discover diverse elements of your life.

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What do you feel now when you look at this photo? This was the first place we lived where I became conscious that we were not completely financially secure; I remember we availed ourselves of free stuff as often as it was presented—not that we’d ever miss the offer of a free balloon—what self-respecting kid would? And I remember some of our neighbors weren’t the most wholesome types, and that this was a pretty working class neighborhood. I’m amused by the birth sequence order—I’ve often felt that too much responsibility was placed on me to look after the younger ones, and that we were always treated with our birth order as a pretty important kind of caste system.

I thought I went in for more of the classic look than that. Helena looks stunning and beautiful, and that is sort of surprising given all the angst of those years. I must say I’m kind of surprised by the look on my face, too—there is more light there than I remembered having! If you gave this photo a caption, what would it be? A rare moment in the Smith family. Part II: Helena’s impressions/memories of the photo What was the occasion of this photo? Why was this picture taken? ) probably around 1965 or 1966.

For instance, do you draw with different media? In a different style? Do you go for the chronological approach, or is there a different structure to your drawing that favors thematic connections? The way in which we choose to draw our lives says a great deal about how we interpret our world. The idea of interpreting key events is to understand not only their consequences, but how we handled them. Sometimes events that seem devastating at the time can actually turn out to have positive consequences for us in the long run.

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