Psychologists say there are key beliefs about ourselves that need to be in place at each stage of our development in order for us to grow up whole and healthy. The good news is that it is never too late to patch the developmental holes as we find them and be increasingly restored to our true selves.
It was easy for me to read a list of these beliefs and say, “Yeah, yeah, yeah.” and not even notice the ones that weren’t quite mine yet. Creating something visual for each one slowed me down and made me ask the hard questions about what I really believed about who I am. This mixed media project was executed in journal form – a spiral bound book of watercolor paper pages.