Watercolour Visions https://www.janetchui.com Creativity - Empowerment - Transformation Sat, 01 Aug 2020 04:41:00 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://www.janetchui.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/cropped-visions_logo-32x32.jpg Watercolour Visions https://www.janetchui.com 32 32 Astrology for Self-Care and Understanding (Zoom) https://www.janetchui.com/astrology-self-care/ https://www.janetchui.com/astrology-self-care/#respond Fri, 31 Jul 2020 10:12:50 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=6405 This was live Thursday, July 30th 2020 at 8pm (Singapore time)! NRSC (Nuren Secret Club) is a FaceBook group for Singapore women. I was on their Thursday night FaceBook Live for an interview/presentation and astrology reading featuring their hosts, Christine and Angela. We went a bit long (what’s new, this is me, lol) but lots […]

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Sexuality & the Shadow https://www.janetchui.com/sexuality-shadow/ https://www.janetchui.com/sexuality-shadow/#comments Sat, 18 Jul 2020 07:57:37 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=6323 Shadow work is a term in healing and Psychology that relates to working with the parts of ourselves we try to deny or disown. Carl Jung saw the shadow as everything that a person refuses to acknowledge about themselves. The shadow is different for everyone, and shadow work–the work of recognising and integrating our shadow–is […]

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Life After “Dead Inside” Part 3 https://www.janetchui.com/life-after-dead-3/ https://www.janetchui.com/life-after-dead-3/#respond Fri, 10 Jul 2020 10:36:14 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=6264 My mother made it clear it was a curse to be born female. If I showed a differing opinion, she had life experience aplenty with which to beat me down.

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Life After “Dead Inside” Part 2 https://www.janetchui.com/life-after-dead-2/ https://www.janetchui.com/life-after-dead-2/#respond Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:37:33 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=6225 I said I dated edgelord types. I was also one. (An Edgelady? Edgemiss? Edgewench? Edgefrau?) I didn't set out to be offensive, but I'd read so widely and critically that I stuck out for being darkly cynical and unapologetically atheist.

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Life after “Dead Inside” https://www.janetchui.com/life-after-dead/ https://www.janetchui.com/life-after-dead/#respond Sun, 05 Jul 2020 11:36:55 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=6206 I don’t recognise this person, though her features are familiar. I have memories of the thoughts she had. She didn’t think herself ugly, but she also thought herself hideous.

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Choice Points, Trigger Points, and Turning Points https://www.janetchui.com/points/ https://www.janetchui.com/points/#respond Fri, 03 Jul 2020 03:55:54 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=6188 I believe the perfection of astrology and the higher design of it all shows that none of us are meant to go through life unchallenged, no matter how “numb” we may be.

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Blame It On the Birth Chart (Zoom) https://www.janetchui.com/blame-birthchart/ https://www.janetchui.com/blame-birthchart/#respond Sat, 20 Jun 2020 00:32:53 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=6111 It was a load of fun to do the talk! Content was overambitious though, and I overshot my time. (And it’s perfectly OK to not watch the above (really really) because I’m including the key slides and points in this post instead. What charts reveal The positions of the planets relative to earth at your […]

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Lessons in Lockdown https://www.janetchui.com/lessons-in-lockdown/ https://www.janetchui.com/lessons-in-lockdown/#respond Sun, 07 Jun 2020 08:00:02 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=5991 It’s been like an extended drug trip, or time in our own padded cell. Lockdown forced us inside. It’s been a test period of how we deal with discomfort and difficult emotions, coming in waves and swells, affected by many things out of our control: New rules and regulations, news about infection numbers and findings […]

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Circe https://www.janetchui.com/circe/ https://www.janetchui.com/circe/#respond Mon, 18 May 2020 11:11:25 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=5902   May 2020 Mixed Media on paper, 8.3in by 12in (Watercolours, suminagashi inks, colour pencils, markers, gold paint) This is probably one of the most experimental pieces I’ve ever done, as it was started by creating a lot of marbled ink pieces with suminagashi that had white areas masked out by randomly torn scrap paper. […]

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The Power of Unfinished Stories https://www.janetchui.com/unfinished-stories/ https://www.janetchui.com/unfinished-stories/#respond Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:05:22 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=5327 “The anthropologists got it wrong when they named our species Homo sapiens (‘wise man’). In any case it’s an arrogant and bigheaded thing to say, wisdom being one of our least evident features. In reality, we are Pan narrans, the storytelling chimpanzee.” ― Terry Pratchett, The Globe We’re here for our unfinished stories. I’ve written […]

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