Landing in India and Learning what it means to TRUST

aaah where do I even begin. I last left you at the airport in Kiev, Ukraine as I was about to make my last leg to India. I was feeling a mixture of anxiety, homesickness, "what am I getting myself into" and wanting to turn around and go back home to anything familiar and comfortable. … Continue reading Landing in India and Learning what it means to TRUST

Summer 2019 Recap & Life Learnings

Hi loves! It's been a bit since I've checked in so I wanted to do a little summer recap and life update. For those of you who don't know, I work at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center and every summer we have 4 different conferences showcasing puppetry, new plays, new musicals, and cabaret with around … Continue reading Summer 2019 Recap & Life Learnings

an insight into my creative process & overcoming dread/procrastination

This last week and the start of this week I felt very...off. I felt very bogged down by the malaise of the winter and the routine of the everyday and was seriously feeling the need to escape. I was getting resentful at work because I was just feeling so over the work and just generally … Continue reading an insight into my creative process & overcoming dread/procrastination

A New Year – Renewed Creativity. Reflections on Susan Blackwell Creativity Workshop

Hi my loves! Wanted to share some amazing creativity insights I experienced this weekend as a result of the 2019 Creativity workshop with Susan Blackwell I attended. If you don't know, Susan Blackwell is a Broadway & Film/TV actress, interviewer, and creativity coach/guru. She is an inspiration to us all. Starting 2019 off with this … Continue reading A New Year – Renewed Creativity. Reflections on Susan Blackwell Creativity Workshop

Artists Way – Week 11

This week's focus was on recovering a sense of autonomy.  This week was all about owning your title as an artist no matter how "successful" your art is or not. An artist is a creator and a creator must create. There was also a great section on MOVING your instrument aka your BODY to help … Continue reading Artists Way – Week 11

Artists Way – Week 10

This week's focus was on recovering a sense of self-protection. The chapter was all about focusing on where we block ourselves. We turn to alcohol, food, drugs, work, or sex to distract ourselves from what we're really supposed to be doing. I sort of knew immediately that I distract myself with all of these things … Continue reading Artists Way – Week 10

Artists Way – Week 9

This weeks focus was on recovering a sense of compassion. It was all about forgiving yourself for being creatively blocked in the past and recognizing that words like laziness and procrastination are actually fear in disguise. "Use love for your artist to cure it's fear" - Julia Cameron This week felt like a breakthrough week … Continue reading Artists Way – Week 9