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It’s Been Really Crazy Lately

You know that thing where there’s just SO MUCH going on that when somebody asks you “so…whatcha been up to?” you just kinda…blank? That’s pretty much been me for the last month. Or six months. Or maybe it’s been 18 months? or 20 years. I swear, I say “it’s been really crazy lately” a LOT.… Continue reading It’s Been Really Crazy Lately

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Procrastination, Resistance, and Novel Addiction

Procrastination has been on my mind recently. Also, novels are the most addictive substance on Earth. For months now, I’ve been planning some really exciting stuff – new Intentional Creativity workshops, more regular blog posts, and most importantly, daily painting and drawing. I know how important a daily creative practice is. Art journaling and painting are… Continue reading Procrastination, Resistance, and Novel Addiction

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Art Every Day Month and Daily Painting

I had a great chat the other day with one of my art heros, Amber Kuileimailani Bonnici. (She runs the most AMAZEBALLS online retreat every year. If you haven’t checked out Woman Unleashed…do it. Seriously. It’s wonderful, and it’s free.) Amber had a couple of pieces of advice for me, and I’m putting one of… Continue reading Art Every Day Month and Daily Painting

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Blogging Along and Introductions

Sometimes, even a really good thing is just too much. On Friday, my husband and I bought a house. For us, it’s a huge step forward and it’s been something we’ve been trying to do for over a decade. (wow!) You’d think I’d be over the moon, right? But instead, I’ve been a mess. Depression… Continue reading Blogging Along and Introductions

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How to Begin DIY Art Therapy

  Stress relief isn’t just a nice-to-have for me. It’s literally about mental and physical survival. I’ve had more than a few doctors tell me “you need to lower your stress levels” over the years. They’ve told me to take deep breaths, try yoga or meditation, or take some time for myself. And I’ve usually managed… Continue reading How to Begin DIY Art Therapy