Open Spaces: Creating Spaces for Hidden Creative Changemakers

Individual sessions and group programmes online

  • Find your creative potential Group programmes and workshops
  •  Creative transformation Individual sessions
    • psychotherapy and woman-centered coaching
    • family constellations
  • Talks on the connection between art, culture and health
  • Creative workshops to release our hidden creative potential

The sessions can be held in English, Danish, Norwegian, French or German.

Don’t hesitate to contact me and have a free talk about your needs and what I might be able to support you with:

  • mail: elin@aabnerum.dk
  • phone +45-29118411

An Open Space for Creative Changemakers

Do you long to live a more creative life?

Do you long to make a difference in the world?

I would love to speak to you.

I would love to hear what your challenges are. What your needs are. What is holding you back.

My mission is to create an open space for people like you. To create a safe space where you can explore your creative expression and get reconnected with your creativity and with what you came here to do.

I believe that creativity is our doorway to connecting to our true potential.

I believe that perfectionism kills creativity.

We live in a society that focuses on perfectionism and that does not value true creativity.

As women, we often focus on others’ needs and are very good at adapting to the world around us. We forget our own needs, our own true expression. We forget why we are here. We even forget our longing to create.

Being creative is not necessarily what you think. It is not being good at painting, singing, drawing. It is a way of life, meeting the world around you with open eyes and ears, letting your senses be mirrored in your soul. It is giving your unique jewels to the world.

Holding ourselves and our true creativity and expression back, is – often contrary to what we believe – not doing good to anyone, least of all ourselves.

I believe we are here to make a difference, in our lives and in our world.

By reconnecting to our creativity and true expression, we can influence the people and the situation around us in ways that are truly innovative and nonlinearly expansive.

Like many women, I used to feel that I needed to be a good girl, doing the right thing, having a “proper” job, always adjusting myself to other people’s needs. Eagerly adapting to a society that is focused on rational, linear solutions and giving no credit to open, creative, integrative, multifaceted, sensitive approaches. I had success in work and life, but my body and my soul cried out for more – louder and louder, until I started to listen.

You don’t need to wait until your body cries out in pain or in overwhelm.

You can start listening now.

What do you need to feel your life as more meaningful, fulfilled, peaceful, joyful and creative?

I would love to listen, and to learn from your experience.

I am now offering free discovery sessions for women who want to discover more about their own creativity and longing and to gain more clarity and direction forward. Is this you?

This is not about trying to sell you anything, but a win-win conversation that will help me get a better understanding of creative changemakers’ challenges and longings, to be able to help more women like you. The conversation might be a changemaker in your life.

If you are interested in a free discovery session with me or in getting more information, write me directly on mail elin@aabnerum.dk or phone me on +45-29118411

Creative Resilience

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A conversation with Kim Douglas and For the Advancement of All Women

For my blog on creativity and health, transformation, culture and paradigm shifts in the world, go to Åbne Rum’s (Opening Spaces’) blog page. Many of the entries are in English.

For a newsletter in English, please send me an e-mail here: info@aabnerum.dk

Testimonials – online sessions and family constellations worskhop

“Elin granted me the experience of a family constellation with all the depth, love and wisdom that only Elin can bring in the field. What a divine experience. If you ever consider taking a family constellation experience from the depth of my heart I recommend Elin”.  – Dee

“Elin mirrored, witnessed, named and sponsored my level of creativity and created the space so I could begin to give myself permission to own the blatant fact that I am ‘A Creative’ and I ham highly creative. I have struggled with owning this label due to school and being told I’m not a creative person because I am not a painter, drawer or maker with my hands.” – Sacha

“Elin has an ability to create the safest container in a very short time. It was effortless how she created instand rapport and trust.” – Rosemarie

“To be able to see and feel where I’m stuck from a different perspective in Elin’s transformational workshop was so illuminating! This isn’t just a different way to THINK about where I was stuck, it was a full embodied experience from a deeper place and relating to it from different parts of me. I had never imagined that I was holding on to something that wasn’t mine to hold. The release of this stuckness at the end of the workshop was magical! It was felt and it was sent off with love. And what is mine to hold moving forward, is now by my side, on my side versus working against me. I am deeply grateful for this experience through Elin’s loving guidance.” – Nicole

“I loved this Family Constellations workshop and was surprised at the unexpected things that came up. I started out with a certain idea in mind, but with Elin’s gentle guidance, I had some realizations about my relationships with my family and how certain feelings are really deeply ingrained.  It takes this kind of work to reveal these deep rooted emotions, where they come from, and to find ways to heal and evolve into a newer vision. It was amazing that making small changes suggested by Elin created a definite shift in my understanding of myself.

Elin created a lovely group energy and yet was able to give us each individual attention. She intuitively guided us, and the workshop flowed with her calm and supportive demeanor.  She is so experienced and has a depth of knowledge which made this such a valuable experience. Thank you Elin!” – Marieke

Elin Pausewang

  • Certified Feminine Power Transformational Leader 2020, in training as Transformational Facilitator and Coach
  • Started my own business “Åbne Rum”  Open Spaces in Viborg, Denmark in 2019,  integrating creativity, nature and psychotherapy in transformational processes
  • Integrative Psychotherapist 2015
  • Creativity Coach from Center for Creativity and theatre in Copenhagen, 2007
  • Social Anthropologist 1999 from University of Oslo, Bachelor from University of Bergen, with Psychology and French

A testimonial from a colleague

Elin is a warm and grounded presence who can hold a space for you to find your path in life. Especially in times challenged by personal or global health crisis and other events that may challenge your status quo and that send you on a quest to find deeper purpose and meaning to your life, she can support you in remembering what is truly important to you and what it takes for you to be whole.
Through her own challenging health experiences, Elin has found that connecting more deeply and more consciously to ones‘ purpose in life can lead one back to a life of fulfillment and improved health. The new balance is achieved by reconnecting to ones’ own body and feelings, integrating left and right parts of the brain, bringing creativity back into daily life and re-connecting to nature.
Elin combines her passion for creative arts and nature with her knowledge of the human psyche to support her clients. Elin has been studying the relationships between humans, nature, culture, creativity and health for decades and has a unique approach of integrating them to support her client‘s path to well-being, joy and purpose.
Elin is a true cosmopolitan, with experience from different cultures, countries and continents, and with a deep interest and respect for the varied cultural and personal approaches people have to life. This, perhaps, led her to first train as a Social Anthropologist. Her continued quest for meaning and purpose and her passion for helping others in their process of self actualization, has led her to further train as a psychotherapist and to study theater and creativity. She dived deep into these fields of human endeavour and all her learning and experiences have come together in her own body of work that she offers at her practice Open Spaces (Åbne Rum) Viborg, Denmark,  and internationally through online sessions and workshops.

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