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About the author:
Elke Scholz, MA, RT, REACE, is a registered Psychotherapist, a registered Expressive Art Consultant/Educator, and an internationally certified EMDR Therapist. Elke has over 35 years helping people and runs her private therapy practice out of Bracebridge, Muskoka. Many of her clients are youth at risk and people suffering from trauma, grief and loss. She has spoken and facilitated at conferences, on radio and on TV. She sits as a co-chair on the board for IEATA International Expressive Arts Therapy Association. She is a well-known author of; 2nd edition, Loving Your Life: a fun practical approach for well-being, containing over 40 creative exercises. She has produced antianxiety-wellness kits that help employees, youth-at-risk and seniors in managing anxiety and depression.
Loving Your Life
An illustrated how-to-book on becoming who you are and loving it, through passionate, creative living
Elke Scholz MA, Elke Scholz MA
Explore your creative mindfulness in this expressive arts book! Use it for daily inspirations, creative exercise & practices, for personal use and in workshops. It is a fun, refreshing practical approach for well-being.
In the words of Elke Scholz: I believe that each person has a wealth of creativity that leads to the ability to achieve his or her dreams. It is within us, waiting to be recognized. With clarity of mind, body, and spirit comes the confidence to access all possibilities. This book is not about fixing or changing who you are but rather about how through creativity and curiosity you can increase your awareness of self and your surroundings and fully live your life.
From Wayan Karja , Bali :
Your book is well written as a road map to live the best life intuitively, creatively, and with a healthy mind. It is very clear in bridging between Eastern and Western culture.
From Thomas Gokey , Adjunct Professor of Art at Syracuse University, New York:
Creativity is a habit, a way of learning to see what it is you are actually looking at, to notice the weirdness and wonder of life while you are actually living it. In this book, Elke Scholz offers her guidance after years of honing her ability to be hyper-vigilant in the practice of creative living. Let all who have eyes learn to see, let all who have ears learn to listen. The world is rumbling and whirling about us. Elke Scholz will teach us how to marvel at this world and ultimately how to live in it.
From Lisa Herman, Ph.D., MFT, Registered Expressive Arts Therapist, Director Creative Expression, Sofia University, Palo Alto, California:
Elke Scholz is a courageous woman who through her own life's unfolding has learned to sit with a difficult experience and hold this experience through the arts. Since the first edition of this book, Elke has continued experimenting with how to 'sit in the swamp' and move through the dark places, not knowing what's to come. Through a combination of meditation practices, words of wisdom, and easy-to-follow processes, the reader will find unexpected paths to increasing his or her own creative potential.
- Publication Date:
- 0973602341 / 9780973602340
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White with Bleed
- Related Categories:
- Self-Help / Personal Growth / Happiness