The Two Causes of Stress

Holy Flaming Stress Balls! It’s been a week – you know the kind, where you feel like you can barely breathe because you’re constantly dashing from one mini-crisis to the next? It’s already Wednesday afternoon, and I’m just getting a chance to sit down and try to make sense of it all. I won’t get… Continue reading The Two Causes of Stress

Art Journaling & Intentional Creativity

Camping: A Break for the Artistic Brain

I spent this weekend camping in the North Woods of Wisconsin, and while I didn’t get as much time as I’d hoped to sketch, I did have hours of driving with nothing to do but train the artistic eye – and watch for deer! Most people don’t necessarily connect camping and art, but I’ve found… Continue reading Camping: A Break for the Artistic Brain

Art Journaling & Intentional Creativity

All in the Details

Painting each morning for me is my form of “practice” – meditation via paint and brush. The time I spent working on details for this piece served to soothe my harried soul in the midst of trying to close on a home and preparing my kids for starting the new school year at brand new… Continue reading All in the Details