Thursday, November 20, 2014

Mental Health & Mythical Beasts -- Hamadryad & Seasonal Affective Disorder

Mental Health & Mythcial Beasts — Hamadryad and Seasonal Affective Disorder
Hamadryads are forest nymphs from Greek and Roman mythology with the lower half of a tree and the upper half of a woman. Winter isn’t a jolly time for this Hamadryad, as she is forever placed in a wasteland with no one to keep her company during the chilly season. Don’t worry, Ms. Hamadryad — winter doesn’t last forever!

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Mental Health & Mythical Beasts -- Tien Lung & ADD

Mental Health & Mythical Beasts — Tien Lung and ADD/ADHD Type 1

The Tien Lung, or the Celestial Dragon, is regarded as the highest dragon in Chinese lore. As they are capable of reading and writing, this Lung is highly intelligent but has a difficult time focusing on his writing, especially since it’s not something he’s interested in. However, writing about subjects he loves is simply a breeze for him!

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Start of November Sketches

Mental Health & Mythical Beasts -- Cinnamon Bird

Mental Health & Mythical Beasts — Cinnamon Bird & Autism

The Cinnamon Bird, or Cinnamologus, is a creature from Arabian folklore, known to build their nests out of cinnamon sticks. The other birds regard this Cinnamon Bird as “odd” as he prefers cinnamon over twigs and grass for nest-building. However, Cinnamon Bird is content with himself and doesn’t need the other birds’ approval.

Read more about the Cinnamon Bird.
Read more about Autism.