Carol

Edmonston

Meet The Doodle Lady

Who would have thought doodling saved my life! But it did. I stumbled into that creative world quite by accident after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Over time it became my constant companion.  Not only did I have a fun and creative outlet, but I learned about the importance of trusting a moment in time by letting go of my desire to control the outcome. 

Let me tell you a little bit about myself.  I was born and raised in Los Angeles, and received a B.S. in physical therapy from the University of Southern California and began work, near-by, at Orthopaedic Hospital, where I met my husband. After a number of years, I became a full-time mother and devoted my spare time to philanthropic projects.

 

But in the midst of my seemingly ordinary life, everything changed in an instant. All it took was one suspicious mammogram and my world, the way I knew it, changed forever. Yet…the good news is I haven’t looked back with any regret since. 

I look forward to sharing what I’ve learned and hopefully inspiring you to journey with me along the way.  

Carol is an author, speaker, artist and pioneer in teaching how the creativity of doodling improves quality of life through weaving a connection between mind, body, and spirit. She has conquered breast cancer, not once, but twice and shares her inspiring message with audiences of all ages from schools to health care settings.  

Carol is the author of three books: The Healing Power of Doodling, Connections…the Sacred Journey between Two Points and Create While You Wait…a Doodle Book for All Ages.  Her DVD, entitled Sacred Doodles, weaves together her art and the Celtic harp sound of Lisa Lynne.

 

She has studied with some of the most influential thought leaders in the human potential movement, including Jean Houston and Caroline Myss, and a meditation master since 1988. Her story has been featured in The Chicken Soup for Breast Cancer Survivor’s Soul and The International Journal of Healing & Caring, along with major media outlets, such as The New York Times, Woman’s World and Women’s Health & Fitness. 

Prior to her work as The Doodle Lady, Carol served as the Orange County, CA co-ordinator of the National Just Say No Club program supported by Former First Lady Nancy Reagan. She held that position for ten years.

© 2020 by Carol Edmonston

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