Engineer to Art Therapist with Lina Carvajal

Uncategorized Mar 01, 2019


Lina Carvajal is a professionally-certified Life Coach, Art Therapist and Counsellor. She has worked as an Engineer in Colombia before coming to Australia and begun her journey through art therapy.


In this episode, Lina and Karly chat about making positive changes in life. Lina inspires us with her incredible story to get creativity back in our lives and accept ourselves as who we are instead of trying to fulfill all these unnecessary expectations.


2:18 - An introduction to Lina and her path of being an engineer to becoming an artist.

8:25 - Lina talks on how language barrier made things harder for her.

13:10 - First contact with art therapy and struggles to get your creativity back as an adult.

17:01 - Lina and Karly discuss expectations and how they can get you on the wrong path when you search for happiness.

23:01 - Creativity is all about the process, not about final product.

34:30 - Karly and Lina discuss how accepting yourself as an artist and the best version of yourself is actually helping you to improve both your physical and mental health.

43:15 - Exercise your creativity and feel free to embrace discomfort. Karly and Lina give their examples of how to exercise creativity.


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