Posts by Elizabeth Bryan-Jacobs

Elizabeth Bryan-Jacobs is an artist and bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul and Soul Models author. Her passion to share the healing powers of creativity, mindfulness and nature inspired “Creative Awakenings,” a transformational program that she teaches nationally. Elizabeth lives with her husband, artist Bobby Jacobs, on their farm in upstate New York. Check out her art and life at and

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Why I’m Grateful for Accidents, Pain, and Loss

“If you have nothing to be grateful for, check your pulse.” ~Unknown

I couldn’t feel my legs.

There wasn’t any pain, just this odd “sameness” of non-sensation.

My body was frozen as I turned my eyes downward to scan down …