In this episode of the Calm and Creative Podcast, Volta welcomes Teresa Merriman, the founder and CEO of Mind’s Eye Journals and the Art Journal Avenue. With a rich history in the craft of book binding and art journaling, Teresa brings a unique perspective on creativity, mindfulness, and mental health.
Episode Highlights & Takeaways:
- Introduction to Teresa Merriman: Learn about Teresa’s journey into the world of art journaling and her significant contributions to the community.
- The Healing Power of Art Journaling: How Teresa used art journaling to navigate through personal challenges and improve her mental well-being.
- Breaking the First-Page Fear: Practical tips on starting your art journaling journey and overcoming the hesitancy of working on that intimidating first page.
- Defining Art Journal vs. Sketchbook: Understanding the nuanced difference between these two forms of artistic expression.
- The Importance of Physicality: Engage in tangible, hands-on creativity to ground yourself and stay away from digital distractions.
- Teresa’s Tips to Spark Inspiration: Simple strategies for those times when you’re stuck staring at a blank page.
- Resources & Community: Discover Teresa’s Art Journal Avenue Facebook group and how to join her community to further your art journaling adventure.
Tune in to uncover the beauty of art journaling and gather insights to boost your own creative journey, all while cultivating a resilient and calm mindset.
Connect with Teresa Merriman:
Free Resource: https://www.artjournalavenue.com/volta/
Podcast Episode Transcript
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