A Labor of Love Reaches a Pinnacle, almost…

Or…playing baseball up a mountain, sort of…  Four years ago, while working as a cardiac nurse and a botanical art teacher, I started to think about how the two fields worked together. What did they have in common and how could they benefit each other? Brainstorming with friends, co-workers and fellow artists led to someContinue reading “A Labor of Love Reaches a Pinnacle, almost…”

Arts in Healthcare–Doodling for the Health of It

“Drawing is a frame of mind, a loving embrace if you will.” Susan Avishal (from The Painter’s Keys) How often do students get in trouble for doodling during class?  Doodling, new research is showing, may not be such a bad thing at all.  In fact doodling may be good for your health.  While supposedly zoningContinue reading “Arts in Healthcare–Doodling for the Health of It”