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DW Healing Arts LLC
South Bend, Indiana

Category: Mind Health

The Power of Gratitude

October 30th, 2017
General, Holidays, Mind Health, Seasonal

Gratitude boosts your immune system and elevates your mood. Yes, being thankful helps you become healthier! There are many studies and articles online that show the benefits of an attitude of gratitude.  Some people keep a daily journal with the things they are thankful for.  The book One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right […]

Self care tips for Mildly to Highly Sensitive People

Self care. As an occupational therapist, I understand the sensory processing issues that can overwhelm people during the day. The “50 shades of sensitivity” are a continuum from high to low sensitivity.  When the brain is over-stimulated, it triggers the sympathetic nervous system (SNS), dumping chemicals in the body which creates a fight or flight response.  For […]

Embracing Creativity for a Happy, Healthy You!

Embrace your inner creativity today! DW Healing Arts

Research shows that creativity can positively impact health and well-being.  Creativity engages the right brain, accesses the unconscious self and increases awareness of your emotions and “inner landscape”.  The creative process is most important as a self care practice, not the finished project. Art and other creative activities help to switch your body’s stress response […]

Photo Meditations

February 10th, 2017
Mind Health

  I’ve always enjoyed photography. I go through cycles of viewing life through the camera lens until my attention is shifted to other things, which causes me to push aside this practice. Eventually I am captivated by a view or a flower or an interesting photo on social media. Then I find myself reaching for […]