193: Creating an Art Certification Program for Art Journal Techniques with Rakefet Hadar

2022 IP Podcast - Episode 193 - Rakefet Hadar - rectangle

with host artist Miriam Schulman

Journaling is well known for reducing stress and anxiety while allowing you to process emotions and go deeper into self-discovery. Art therapy also has very similar effects and can boost your confidence while allowing you to express yourself. 

When you combine art therapy into a form of journaling, something magical is created that can really lead to transformation and healing. For many people, art journaling can be a gift that allows you to connect with your inner child. 

Rakefet Hadar is an art therapist, author, mentor, and facilitator that not only guides people, but also teaches others how to find their version of joy through healing their wounds. She joins me in this special episode to explain and inspire you to create your own Soul Pages. 

In this podcast, you will discover…

Soul Pages and Art Journaling with Rakefet: 

  • Finding inspiration through traveling and nature 
  • What exactly is visual art journaling
  • Rakefet’s 7 elements of visual journaling
  • The intention behind visual journaling and soul pages
  • Rakefet’s journey teaching others and starting an international mentor program 

“Try to connect to your inner child, because I think that’s like the most empowering part of you, […] and joyful parts of you can be activated if you connect to your inner child.” -Rakefet Hadar 

Rakefet’s journey is about connection and exploration with yourself. It’s not necessarily about being a professional artist. It’s about transformation and healing through the essence of what connects to your soul. 

“Connect to those parts that help you thrive and dream and achieve your goals.” -Rakefet Hadar 

Links Mentioned

Connect with Rakefet Hadar: 




Layers of Meaning Book 

SoulPages Mentor’s Program 

Digital Courses

Free Art Journal Supply List 


About Rakefet

Rakefet Hadar is an art therapist, author, and artist. She holds a BA and MA in Design from Beckingshire University, England, and a MA in Art Therapy from Lesley College.
Over the past 15 years, since her return to Israel, Rakefet has been working as a therapist and developed the SoulPages method which combines healing, creativity, and art in a Visual journal.
In 2015, Rakefet established the “Creative Journeys School”. Today Rakefet trains facilitators in her Art Journaling unique method “SoulPages” all over the world.
130 facilitators have since been certified and work with various groups and individuals.
In 2021 Rakefet started to teach the SoulPages mentor training internationally via the zoom platform.
Her book “Elements of Visual Journaling” was published in 2019. It is the first publication to compile all elements of the SoulPages method.
Rakefet is now working on a second book called Color Archetypes about the connections of our soul energies, colors and archetypes.

My site-https://soul-pages.com/
Facebook group-https://www.facebook.com/groups/188853465857060

About the host, Miriam Schulman

In case we haven’t met yet, I’m an artist and founder of The Inspiration Place, where I help other artists learn how to profit from their passion. Through online classes, business coaching programs, and a top-ranked podcast, I’ve helped thousands of artists around the world develop their skill sets and create more time and freedom to do what they love. My signature coaching program, The Artist Incubator, helps artists go from so-so sales to sold-out collections.

After witnessing 9/11, I abandoned a lucrative hedge fund job to work on my art full time. Since then, my art and story have been featured in major publications including Forbes, What Women Create, The New York Times, Art of Man, Art Journaling magazine as well as featured on NBC’s “Parenthood” and the Amazon series “Hunters” with Al Pacino. Check out my best-selling book with HarperCollins Leadership, Artpreneur, how to make money from your creativity, wherever books are sold. When I’m not in the studio, I split my time between New York City and a farmhouse in the country. I’d love to invite you to check out one of my free resources for art lovers (of every passion level) at schulmanart.com/freebies

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Listener shout out of the week!

Inspiring and Practical Information for Artists
As an Artist, Mindful Art Teacher, and Creative Coach, I deeply appreciate Miriam’s inspirational chats about balancing the creative AND entrepreneurial process. I especially loved the episodes with Eric Maisel. I felt it was full of examples that artists and business owners commonly struggle with along with practical and accessible tips to continually show up in our practice. With gratitude, Cynthia



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I’m Miriam Schulman, your curator of inspiration.

I inspire art-lovers to reconnect with their creativity and profit from their art. Whether you paint simply for the joy of it or you’re serious about selling your work, and you’re ready to stop putting yourself on the back burner...You're in the right place. I've done it and I can inspire YOU how to do it too.

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