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Epilepsy Blog Relay: 5 Ways to Incorporate Creativity Into Your Healing

This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™ which will run from March 1 through March 31. Follow along!

Christalle’s Story

Christalle’s epilepsy story is a tale of surprise, fear, misdiagnosis, and misdirection but one that has taken a positive turn. After a successful career in the fashion industry, she has come to see that her true mission is to work her artistic magic on human hearts—specifically, the hearts of fellow warriors struggling to live out their dreams under the often dark and stormy sky of neurological disability. Frustrated by the negativity dominating many of the “support” groups for epilepsy, Christalle founded her site, christallepistol.com, to fulfill a pivotal need among those it impacts: a positive nexus of story-sharing, education, community, and genuine support.

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5 Ways to Incorporate Creativity Into Healing

When we intuitively create, we embrace vulnerability and begin moving closer to acceptance of our true selves. Acceptance is a huge part of living with epilepsy or chronic illness. Acceptance of our diagnosis, acceptance that we may never be cured, acceptance of our circumstances, acceptance that it’s up to us to make our lives better in small ways to contribute to our overall quality of life.

Art has been proven to be beneficial for healing. You don’t have to have to be a creative person to be able to reap the benefits of creative exercises that may contribute to your healing. I’m going to share five ways you can easily begin incorporating creativity into your healing practice.


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