Chrissy

WELCOME!

Hi, I'm Chrissy. Intuitive Artist, Writer, Teacher and Proud Mama, Living with Anxiety.

Join me on my Wellbeing Journey ❤

Work in Progress - Heart Medicine Woman

A few weeks ago I started working on three new pieces. I rarely sit down to a blank canvas to paint a 'something', instead, I enjoy adding colours and shapes intuitively, until a story begins to unfold from the shapes.

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This week, I noticed a woman's form begin to appear in the back painting (above), so I painted her in loosely over the colourful background. This began the journey of my heart medicine woman ... 

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I am still very much in recovery-mode after my nervous breakdown last month. Now is a time for deep nurture, understanding, a great deal of self-love and almost a sense of self-protection, as I navigate through my healing process.

I am using my painting as cathartic enjoyment during this time ... You can see her clutching her blue heart to portray this.

As I painted, a beam of light came through the window with the afternoon sun and something about this felt intuitively fitting. I have learned not to try to make sense of these hunches and just go with them.

So while the light still danced, I painted it in before it was gone.

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From here, I wanted to care for my lady. I gifted her with floral antennae to tune into her intuitive, spiritual wisdom. A poppy in her heart for self love. Wings at her back to protect her during these tumultuous times. I am lovingly healing her, and she, me.

As a painted, I stepped more and more into my own blooming process. This flower grew and grew from underneath her body, petal by petal, as if she was emerging from it.

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With each day, as new insights unfold and I find how to best nurture myself in each moment, I will keep adding to my medicine woman. 

This last week has been particularly challenging and I wonder when I'll start feeling more consistently well again. It's felt like one step forward and two back. Yet within this time of illness, I am learning to accept myself for when I now stand. 

I cannot foresee the future, or for how long my recovery will take, but I do have within my power, the now ... And a beautiful, unfolding heart medicine woman to walk with me on my journey. 

 

All my Love,

Chrissy xx

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