2021 has been a year of dramatic change for me. We have spent another year under Covid restrictions, but I have taken the opportunity to push my boundaries and learn to heal using Reiki – the two themes are very connected. For more about my healing journey read here. In terms of boundaries – for… Continue reading Covid, Emergencies and Healing- Reflecting on 2021
Earlier in the year, during lockdown I made a painting that I felt was a turning point. I couldn’t put my finger on it, but something unlocked in me – a joy in the act of painting that I don’t think I have really known before.
The Scientific Impact of Colour
This post looks at how human vision has evolved and the different wavelengths of different colours. It shows both the biology and the psychology of colours and the impact on humans. How Humans have Evolved to see Colour It is only in the past decade that scientists have discovered how our vision has evolved by tracing back… Continue reading The Scientific Impact of Colour
Art to heal – transforming during lockdown
I’ve long been fascinated by the science of healing and the psychology of belief. I’ve been reading a lot about ‘self-directed biological transformation’. I’m also convinced that I carry a lot of useful energy in my hands and have already studied how the use of colours have a proven effect on the hypothalamus (and pituitary).
Using creativity to heal – a portrait for a lost friend – Billy Abernethy-Hope
As an artist, it’s hard not to feel like you are being self-indulgent. But creativity is not just a frivolous pursuit – carried out with love and sensitivity, it really can make a difference to people’s lives, and even in tragic circumstances help people be remembered for the shining lights they were.