Create Your Best Life

Debbie Crouch

Welcome to Create Your best life a podcast channel supporting women to find their voice and discover who they want to be.

My name is Debbie Crouch a Creative Wellness Mentor, artist and author.

Helping people who feel lost and alone discover their true selves through expression of emotions with creativity.

Offering you the opportunity to learn how I started on this journey of finding myself through:

...learning art for wellness as an adult,

...recognising my calling to connect with people

...share my lived experiences,

...sharing stories in a way to support and help others.

Creativity for me is one of my natural soul gifts which began in early childhood and exploded into my life with passion in my 50’s.

"The magic lies in your hands; they are a direct line to your heart, the seat of your soul"

So let's look at how you can

Create your best life................

To Speak out for the voice of women with Art for Wellness and Create Your best life



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What is stART therapeutic ART? (S2:E4)
17-02-2024
What is stART therapeutic ART? (S2:E4)
What is stART therapeutic Art?Hi I’m Debbie Crouch from Art for Wellness and we lead exclusive groups and memberships to help people who are struggling, feel insignificant, lost or alone. Who want to come out of the shadows, gain confidence through participating and engaging in creative activities that support wellbeing and mental health.We do this through creative arts, workshops and our exclusive wellbeing community.So, if you would like to come together to help each other through creative wellness and art.Art for Wellness with Debbie Crouch.Today I want to talk about stART therapeutic ArtJoin me in our established online community, where together, we'll explore the transformative power of creativity for a healthier, happier life.To find out more about the membership check outwww.creativewellnessjourney.co.uk/starttherapeuticartIf you have not yet seen what we do on the easyART for adults FREE scheme then why not check outOur facebook groups and website hub:Art for Wellness with Debbie Crouch -facebook.com/groups/artforwellnesswithdebbiecrouchArt Journaling for beginnersfacebook.com/groups/artjournalingforbeginnerswithdebbiecrouchJoin the FREE membership easyART to sign up for our newsletter and never miss out the latest news and special offers.www.creativewellnessjourney.co.uk/easyart Support the showMake sure to follow and subscribe to my podcast on your favorite platform, so you don't miss out on another episode.That's "Create Your Best Life" with me Debbie Crouch. A Creative Wellness Mentor, artist and author. Helping people who feel lost and alone discover their true selves through expression of emotions with creativity. Facebook Group facebook.com/groups/artforwellnesswithdebbiecrouch Website www.Creativewellnessjourney.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/art_for_wellness_creativity LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/debbie-crouch-49360730
Learn What You Can and Can't Control - Self Awareness (Part 2) (S2:E3)
10-02-2024
Learn What You Can and Can't Control - Self Awareness (Part 2) (S2:E3)
"Learn What You Can and Can't Control."I'm your host, Debbie Crouch, and today, we're diving deep into the realms of self-reflection, growth, and embracing the power of vulnerability.Following on with the second part  we explore the characteristics of examples where found strength in vulnerability.Cultivate CuriosityPractice Self-Reflectionand so much more ..............Let's strive to create positive and open environments where our non-verbal cues align with our desire to connect and understand one another.If you would like to find out more about the art journals available from Art for Wellness or maybe purchase one to start journaling for yourself.Art Journaling ✍️Have you ever had a go at Art Journaling?Never had a go not sure where to start?✍️Journals help develop emotional awareness✍️Create, Connect and communicate 💕🙏💕✍️Tap into your authentic selfStart 10 mins a day reconnecting sketch or write ✍️ Little Journal of Hope.    https://amzn.to/3UZkJnRA - Z Art Journaling      https://amzn.to/3BdzhsJLooking for something aimed for children Scribble & Sketch     https://amzn.to/3y24e0yOnly £15 each on Amazon Thank you for joining me on Create Your Best Life. I'm Debbie Crouch, your guide on this journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Until next time, stay empathetic, be kind to yourself and others, and let your light shine. Support the showMake sure to follow and subscribe to my podcast on your favorite platform, so you don't miss out on another episode.That's "Create Your Best Life" with me Debbie Crouch. A Creative Wellness Mentor, artist and author. Helping people who feel lost and alone discover their true selves through expression of emotions with creativity. Facebook Group facebook.com/groups/artforwellnesswithdebbiecrouch Website www.Creativewellnessjourney.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/art_for_wellness_creativity LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/debbie-crouch-49360730
Colette  Malcolm - Mind Over Mama (Holistic Health Therapist) (S1:E21)
16-11-2023
Colette Malcolm - Mind Over Mama (Holistic Health Therapist) (S1:E21)
Welcome to another episode of Create Your Best Life! Today, we have a special guest joining us—Colette, an alternative and holistic health therapist who has dedicated her life to helping women embark on their self-love journey through the practice of Rose Rieke. Colette's mantra, "Putting Yourself First," serves as a guiding principle for her and her clients. Today, we dive into the heart of her philosophy, exploring the significance of self-love, particularly for women navigating the intricate journey of motherhood. With her project "Mind Over Mama," Colette reminds us that we are more than just mothers; our minds matter. It's not just a clever play on words; it's a powerful mantra that encourages women to prioritize their well-being, nurturing their individual identities beyond the roles of motherhood. As a proud single mom, Colette openly shares her personal story of resilience and transformation. Discover how she found her passion in teaching healing practices and how this discovery became a pivotal moment, positively altering the course of her life. To connect with Colette: Website www.mindovermama.co.uk "A Little Hug from Me to You,"The link to purchase my book with a free gift of a rose quartz heart pendant that I have blessed with rose reiki is below. https://buy.stripe.com/9AQeXA01N5iu4JW7swFacebook www.facebook.com/mindovermamaCheck out the online rose reiki group session on Sunday 26th November for only £5.55 https://buy.stripe.com/bIY6r4cOzbGS4JWcMS Support the showMake sure to follow and subscribe to my podcast on your favorite platform, so you don't miss out on another episode.That's "Create Your Best Life" with me Debbie Crouch. A Creative Wellness Mentor, artist and author. Helping people who feel lost and alone discover their true selves through expression of emotions with creativity. Facebook Group facebook.com/groups/artforwellnesswithdebbiecrouch Website www.Creativewellnessjourney.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/art_for_wellness_creativity LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/debbie-crouch-49360730
Mindfulness Journaling with Debbie Crouch (S1:E15)
28-09-2023
Mindfulness Journaling with Debbie Crouch (S1:E15)
My name is Debbie Crouch, a Creative Wellness Mentor, artist and author.  Through learning how to draw and paint as an adult which supported my wellbeing and gave me a new vision for the future.  Art journaling is my passion a simple and easy way to express emotions, release thoughts, colour for calmness and generally take time to have a little fun or me time. Have you ever had a go at Art Journaling? Never had a go not sure where to start? ✍️Journals help develop emotional awareness ✍️Create, Connect and communicate 💕🙏💕 ✍️Tap into your authentic self  Start 10 mins a day reconnecting sketch or write ✍️   Journaling  colouring to calm down Find the joy in your life  The future is yours to create Be kind to yourself do something that brings you happiness  Today I am sharing a mediative recording that can be used before starting my art journaling, or indeed anytime you are looking for a way to be in the moment, give yourself space, relax or feel less anxious about the day.  Allow yourself to listen to you, your dreams and your desires Tune into your spirituality and allow your inner voice and feelings  Open your mind and become clearer on what you want to create in your life This “breathing space” practice that you can use anytime, anywhere to regain calm, clarity and confidence.  Meditation  Sit in a comfortable position or maybe lie down   If you are looking for an easy art journal to get started then check out my range on Amazon there is something for everyone.A - Z Art Journaling https://amzn.to/3BdzhsJLittle Journal of Hopehttps://amzn.to/3UZkJnRLooking for something aimed for children Scribble & Sketch  -  https://amzn.to/3y24e0yOnly £15 each on Amazon Check out the blog welcoming our youngest team members https://www.creativewellnessjourney.co.uk/post/scribble-sketch Support the showMake sure to follow and subscribe to my podcast on your favorite platform, so you don't miss out on another episode.That's "Create Your Best Life" with me Debbie Crouch. A Creative Wellness Mentor, artist and author. Helping people who feel lost and alone discover their true selves through expression of emotions with creativity. Facebook Group facebook.com/groups/artforwellnesswithdebbiecrouch Website www.Creativewellnessjourney.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/art_for_wellness_creativity LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/debbie-crouch-49360730
Marie Brobyn - Health Coach and helps people feel better naturally  (S1:E12)
14-09-2023
Marie Brobyn - Health Coach and helps people feel better naturally (S1:E12)
Welcome to Marie Brobyn, health coach who has a passion for wellbeing to help people feel better naturally and holistically.Since 2011, I've helped countless people to take control and transform their health, through Coaching, Acupuncture, and Natural Nutrition. I AM NOW ON A MISSION... to help women to feel in control, prevent disease, and create the happy abundant life they desire and deserve.   My background in Traditional Chinese Medicine affords me a truly different way of working with my clients, that results in the following:  * Transform stress into energy * Improve productivity * Feel confident and in control * Be a happy healthy weight * Have a healthier digestive system * Stronger Immune Health * Prioritise their wants, needs and desires * Increase vitality * Better sleep * Improved mental and physical health * To feel good from the inside out  https://linktr.ee/mariebrobynwellness  Support the showMake sure to follow and subscribe to my podcast on your favorite platform, so you don't miss out on another episode.That's "Create Your Best Life" with me Debbie Crouch. A Creative Wellness Mentor, artist and author. Helping people who feel lost and alone discover their true selves through expression of emotions with creativity. Facebook Group facebook.com/groups/artforwellnesswithdebbiecrouch Website www.Creativewellnessjourney.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/art_for_wellness_creativity LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/debbie-crouch-49360730
Angie Simmons - Growth Development Foundation (S1:E10)
07-09-2023
Angie Simmons - Growth Development Foundation (S1:E10)
Angie Simmons - Owner of growth development foundation Angie Simmons is a single mum, and pet owner who lives in an old mining town called Mansfield. She is a qualified coach, personal development and mental wellness mentor, Author, Inspirational public speaker, and the founder of Growth development foundation. Growth Development Foundation was born after 5 years of intense inner work, therapy, and study. By turning her mental mess into her message, Angie inspires, empowers, and supports open-minded purpose-driven women over 35, who are looking for change, but are not sure how. Angie helps them gain more clarity, confidence, connection and Cultivation by helping them untangle their internal world so they can expand their external world.I am excited for Angie joining us for her guest appearance as she brings such warmth, joy and happiness wherever she goes.If you have enjoyed the episode and would like to contact Angie you can find her at:www.growthdevelopmentfoundation.co.ukor to book a Discovery Call with Angie https://calendly.com/growthdevelopmentfoundationhttp://Linktr.ee/G.D.F Support the showMake sure to follow and subscribe to my podcast on your favorite platform, so you don't miss out on another episode.That's "Create Your Best Life" with me Debbie Crouch. A Creative Wellness Mentor, artist and author. Helping people who feel lost and alone discover their true selves through expression of emotions with creativity. Facebook Group facebook.com/groups/artforwellnesswithdebbiecrouch Website www.Creativewellnessjourney.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/art_for_wellness_creativity LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/debbie-crouch-49360730
Jan Ockendon - Perimenopause Psychotherapist and Coach (S1:E9)
31-08-2023
Jan Ockendon - Perimenopause Psychotherapist and Coach (S1:E9)
Today we have the amazing Jan as guest on Create Your Best Life. Jan  helps perimenopausal women blossom with balance, calm and a bit of sass with 1:1 coaching.Jan Ockendon is a psychotherapist and spiritual coach. She has over 30 years as a mental health nurse as well. Over the years of working in hospital inpatient units as well as in primary care with women experiencing various mental health difficulties, Jan started to notice the impact women's hormones can have on their mental health. Having her own difficult experience of perimenopause and menopause as well as other hormone related issues has led Jan to explore this more. She now offers women what she wishes she'd had. A truly individual programme to fit their own unique needs using all her knowledge, skills and experience as a nurse, therapist, coach and as a woman.   https://www.instagram.com/janockendon https://www.facebook.com/janockendon https://www.facebook.com/groups/thewayofthewildwoman/   Also if you would like to find out more about the new membership:- https://janockendon.kartra.com/page/ThePerimenopausePortal Monthly membership for women in perimenopause Support the showMake sure to follow and subscribe to my podcast on your favorite platform, so you don't miss out on another episode.That's "Create Your Best Life" with me Debbie Crouch. A Creative Wellness Mentor, artist and author. Helping people who feel lost and alone discover their true selves through expression of emotions with creativity. Facebook Group facebook.com/groups/artforwellnesswithdebbiecrouch Website www.Creativewellnessjourney.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/art_for_wellness_creativity LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/debbie-crouch-49360730
Do something today your future self will thank you for! (S1:E7)
19-08-2023
Do something today your future self will thank you for! (S1:E7)
What if you could fully live your truth no matter what  How would you feel if you could: Make choices that support your soul feeling alive and connected  Whilst being conscious and mindful of your needs  Start saying yes to yourself more putting your needs first What would it take for you to change your life, one step at a time? Wellbeing is at the forefront of everything we do. Our programs and activities are designed to support mental wellness through the beauty of creation. From memberships to sponsorships we have something for everyone.Key benefits to joining our membership Find your own style Featured members library Learn at your own pace Learn new perspectives and knowledge Listen to some of our members feedback  I love being able to be in this group and getting support, I love to see everyone's creative posts and ideas. The key is in your hands  Will you open the door I am here to Speak out for the voice of women with me Debbie Crouch at Art for Wellness with the podcast Create Your best life  Offering a safe space for you to develop and grow, looking to join and belong to a community of creatives.  Where women come together creating a support network . Membershipshttps://www.creativewellnessjourney.co.uk/membershipplans Sponsorshipshttps://www.creativewellnessjourney.co.uk/callforsponsorships   Support the showMake sure to follow and subscribe to my podcast on your favorite platform, so you don't miss out on another episode.That's "Create Your Best Life" with me Debbie Crouch. A Creative Wellness Mentor, artist and author. Helping people who feel lost and alone discover their true selves through expression of emotions with creativity. Facebook Group facebook.com/groups/artforwellnesswithdebbiecrouch Website www.Creativewellnessjourney.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/art_for_wellness_creativity LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/debbie-crouch-49360730