Posted November 16th, 2015 by & filed under Counseling at SWC, Student Reflections and Updates, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
Belonging, unity, creativity, and community- this is what the Art Hive at Southwestern College is all about.“An Art Hive is a community art studio that welcomes everyone as an artist.From an art pop-up in a local library to a community studio or gallery, at its heart, an Art Hive is about inclusion, respect and learning.It's…
Posted October 9th, 2015 by & filed under SWC Blog, Student Reflections and Updates, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured, Mindfulness.
This morning I was chatting with one of my lovely classmates about our first two weeks at Southwestern College. She said something that instantly resonated with me- “I feel like we’re at Hogwarts!”
Thinking more about this humorous comparison to Harry Potter, I began to see more and more striking parallels. We are summoned here by…
Posted January 28th, 2014 by & filed under Top News, SWC Blog, Student Reflections and Updates, Featured.
... staying in on a Saturday night to write a paper with the company of a Santa Fe Pale Ale and burning sage.
... is making, screaming at, rebelling against, and recreating a budget over and over again as I stumble towards financial sobriety.
... is shedding the self-construct that automates what I…
Posted January 8th, 2014 by & filed under Top News, SWC Blog, Student Reflections and Updates, Mindfulness.
My New Year resolutions are usually the same every year: be healthier, be nicer, and appreciate the simple things. But this year felt different. For some reason I lit a candle and mediated. I felt there was something specific I needed to hear for 2014. I hope that sharing with the SWC community is a…