"Expressive Arts" Articles

[Video] The Power of Journey Process

By Cat Caracelo | June 9, 2019

The journey process as a creative way offers a playful, exciting  invitational space to  move into relationship with your self, life and awareness, through art making, that often produces profound insights. Creativity is personal and yet it is not isolated to individual process, within a collective the journey guides, evokes and expands how we see…

The Creatrix and the Creative Life

By Cat Caracelo | June 3, 2019

Living creatively is a dynamic act. Creative living is sensual and sensory, playful and powerful… To be an artist of life, to live a creative life introduces us to our true selves, the aspects we know well and those we have hidden behind or are not yet known. Creativity is personal and yet it is…

A Turning Time + Visioning with Art

By Cat Caracelo | December 31, 2018

I am dreaming in this turning time, of how we can create space for ourselves to be held in all ways. How LOVE can offer impact and inspire change in the midst of personal challenge and collective upheaval. As I do my work in the world, I am connecting again to that which is so deep and true that it is…

Navigating Life + How Journey Work Saved Me

By Cat Caracelo | October 6, 2018

Sharing my story is a way of connecting to OUR stories, how we see, feel and live life in different ways at different times. When times are hard and we are brought to a place of breaking, how can the connections to journey work offer a safe place to land and discover how to bring…

Upcoming Retreats with Cat Caracelo

By Cat Caracelo | June 5, 2018

I am so excited to announce the next journey retreats, spots are filling and I don’t want you to miss the retreat that calls to you! September 2018: Ancestral Dreaming + Soul Stories | Southern California Equinox Retreat Explore your deep myths and journey with art and life, joining a circle of women in this extraordinary…

International Womens Day, Every Day

By Cat Caracelo | March 8, 2018

International Women’s Day is today…I invite you to honor and celebrate all that is changing and rising to meet us! Womens Day is Every Day Below, I share an invocation, a living prayer, a powerful expression of who we are. Also I offer some important ideas about how Artist and Activist intersects, creates sacred space…

Self-Care at the Holidays

By Cat Caracelo | November 22, 2017

Tender remembering, feelings and old triggers can meet us, sometimes to our dismay, at the holiday season. With Thanksgiving in the United States coming soon, I am reminded of my own triggers, a time of grief when I wanted to scream and run. Celebration days, holiday traditions and seasonal energies can be complicated, both delightful…

Active Reclaiming

By Cat Caracelo | September 11, 2017

As seasons shift and life turns, reclaiming is a particular energetic principle that is frequently needed, and welcome. Each step of a journey – and in this case a JourneyCircles™ transformation card – holds a message that contains an invitation of engagement (moving energy) and a transformative outcome. Transformative outcomes are based on the experiences…

Creating with JourneyCircles™ – Video Series

By Cat Caracelo | September 2, 2017

  Circle Collage + JourneyCircles™ Process   Creating on Compass Cards with JourneyCircles™   Connected Stories + Nested Circles with JourneyCircles™      How JourneyCircles™ was Inspired

What Is Creative Depth Coaching?

By Cat Caracelo | August 30, 2017

Creative Depth Coaching is a hybrid form of coaching that combines traditional and narrative coaching with healing modalities, transformative art and depth process to engage wisdom, self-discovery and healing. Deep thinkers, healers and seekers often yearn for this type of inner exploration to fuel their purpose and passion. The process has been defined and developed…