Tag Archives: Abstract

Dance painting. Bipolar hypomania with PTSD

My name is Xanthe Wyse and I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). My pages on Facebook are Bipolar Courage and Soar Purpose. I use music and art to help me process grief and trauma without re-traumatising myself. I recently cut out a ‘slice’ from a larger painting I… Read More »

Healing tears painting abstracts for grief and trauma

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder (type 1) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). My emotions get shut down and frozen inside. Listening to music on a loop and moving and expressing myself in some way such as painting abstracts helps me to access emotion. I am currently processing grief… Read More »