Ancient Form of Play Ignites New Worlds of Possibility

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Author Paula Petrovic M.A. releases the ground-breaking book, “Sand Play for the Soul,” inviting readers to awaken an internal resource of immense power and capability through one of the oldest means of expression known to humankind.

Playing in sand is a universal form of human expression dating back thousands of years. According to author Paula Petrovic M.A., organized Sand Play is a powerful communication tool, offering a unique opportunity to dialogue and interact with untapped regions of the human psyche. Used worldwide for decades in therapy, Sand Play now enters a new era of availability and use.

“Sand Play for the Soul: Awakening the Power of You to New Worlds of Possibility” (ISBN 0977791408) invites readers to enter exciting, new realms of exploration, self- discovery and transformation guided by one’s Soul. By simply selecting and placing objects of significance in a sand filled tray, and creating a scene, the adventure begins. The mini-world created in the tray, guided by a facilitation process, allows Sand Play participants to comprehend their lives from a more informed, in-depth perspective. Information received at a Soul level opens doors to inspired hope and creative solutions.

In this book Petrovic introduces Sand Play for personal use as she makes this insightful, versatile tool accessible to a broader population. How to gather materials, create a scene, and facilitate an exploration for one’s self is explained in a simple and practical manner. Further details discuss how to handle and incorporate what unfolds during the experience, into daily life. Age and culture friendly, Sand Play is an easy and fun way to address critical life issues. The discoveries made awaken a person’s innate ability to seek solutions to core issues that might otherwise lay dormant.

“Sand Play for the Soul’s” inspiring real-life stories provide deeper understanding to Sand Play’s immeasurable potential and application. From de-stressing a corporate executive, helping a teacher move beyond cancer, stopping a child’s night terrors, to ending a person’s a 3-pack-a-day smoking habit, the transformative nature of this process is undeniable. Petrovic explains, “When a person dialogues with their soul, the benefits are limitless. S/he is accessing a resource of infinite knowledge and wisdom, and it is during those moments of exchange anything is possible.”

Paula Petrovic’s career spans over twenty-seven years and three continents. As a consultant, facilitator, counselor and educator, she works with many age groups and populations, customizing services to suit the needs of her clients. Her studies include psychology, humanities and the arts, specializing in counseling; expressive art therapies; program development and performing arts. Petrovic’s Sand Play work will be in two documentaries scheduled to air coast to coast on Vision TV Canada 2007/2008. “Sand Play for the Soul” (ISBN 0977791408) is available through book retailers, online bookstores, or visit


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