letting go of stress through the present moment.

each time we center our thoughts on the present moment, we release anxious energy and thought.  stress lessens.  we can breathe deeply and be ourselves, lighter and unburdened.  as we breathe deeply, we provide the good oxygen that our bodies need.  our muscles relax.  each time we practice centering and calm relaxation, we are training […]

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field journal project. daily prompts.

sometimes we need a place to start.  a blank page can seem daunting or it can be a fresh space for possibility.  usually the page fits somewhere between the extremes, a space awaiting your words.  your doodles.  you. here are some daily prompts.  i invite you to read through the list, pause when a word […]

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introducing the unwind field journal project

after our fall semester filled with gatherings, it’s become evident that some of you want to have more space for creativity, and ways to de-stress in the “between times” of our gatherings. drumroll, please… we have the UNWIND FIELD JOURNAL PROJECT. unwind field journal project <<<what is the unwind field journal project, you ask.>>> it’s […]

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take what you need. free printable.

 sometimes you just need a break.  sometimes you need a cup of coffee.  sometimes it’s a walk outdoors.  exercise.  to call your soul friend. when life is full and you need a reminder, it’s time to use this handy printable and take what you need. download this unwind take what you need PDF printable and hang it up […]

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welcome to unwind!

welcome to unwind.  a space provided for you by the department for academic success.  i’m suzanne l. vinson, artist and adjunct, and i’m on the journey with you to create space for wholeness, balance, and creative rest.  you carry quite a load as you maintain a social life amidst the rigors of academic pursuits.  you […]

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balance.

  unwind seeks to embody and present a space for balance in your life.  balance becomes such a well sought out practice during the academic year, often when you are so out of balance you feel the weight upon your shoulders. unwind provides the space to pause and rest.  again and again, we will invite you […]

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