a lesson from the mermaid guides on joy

Lately, I've been noticing my need to constantly be filling my time with something. I rarely just do nothing and have a vast amount of guilt for "doing nothing". Every moment has to be spent doing something productive. I feel that if I'm not actively working on my goals then I start to feel like … Continue reading a lesson from the mermaid guides on joy

what is bringing you joy? – a list

I can't stop thinking about the concept of joy. pleasure. Since my last post on thinking about pleasure and privilege I want to write down an honest list about what brings me joy. I find myself judging myself for some of the things that bring me joy. As if I'm not allowed to like something … Continue reading what is bringing you joy? – a list

Artists Way – Week 12

This weeks focus was on recovering a sense of faith. First of all, I've made it to the end of the course! I'm super proud of myself that I never gave up and continued to commit to the practice. It has definitely changed my life in the best way and I've leaned the importance of … Continue reading Artists Way – Week 12

Artists Way – Week 2

This weeks lesson was recovering a sense of identity. The biggest takeaway I got was¬†allowing yourself to do the things you enjoy doing and focusing on the importance of time.¬† Julia Cameron talks about how we always say "we will do this when..." or only allow ourselves to get started on projects or do the … Continue reading Artists Way – Week 2

6 Tips to Put Yourself in a Creative State

What does it mean to be creative? How do we get ourselves into a creative and open state? How do we move energy and channel it creatively in whatever way that may mean to you? Maybe it's drawing, singing, dancing, writing, whatever medium you choose, you can use these tips to drop into a more … Continue reading 6 Tips to Put Yourself in a Creative State

The Three M’s

I came up with the three M's in high school. These three M's are the top three things I get the most pleasure out of in life and it is my hope that everyone can incorporate the three M's into their lives - or better yet, identify the things that give THEM the most pleasure … Continue reading The Three M’s