So for the new year I’ve really tried to amp up my daily quiet moments of creativity. It’s just a necessity for my self care at this point – a break from stress and sickness to bring something new and (hopefully) beautiful into the world. This particular challenge was inspired by one of my professors […]Read more "A sketch a day: succulents "
So I can’t even explain how plain and lifeless my room was until I decided to do something about it – I had a ton of art and collections of antiques that I hadn’t brought up, and I decided that a major element my mental health was to live in an inspiring environment filled with […]Read more "Room Redesign – for free!"
So here’s a sad story – I’m broke. This potential narcolepsy diagnosis has made work impossible for me (I woke up on the floor next to my bed this morning, for example). So what I’ve been doing to fill my day so I don’t go even more Jack Torrance is crafting and art and photography […]Read more "DIY FOREST CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS "
Sometimes when things get really bad in my head, I get intrusive negative thoughts. It’s not like hearing voices, it’s my own voice, droning on incessantly about how ugly I am, what a disappointment I am to everyone who knows me, and, more often than not, those thoughts are concluded in one idea, repeated over and over […]Read more "On Mindfulness, DBT, and love"
I want to preface this post by saying that I recognize that some women have no desire to wear makeup, and that’s their choice to make – I personally choose to wear it to boost my confidence and as a form of creative expression, but if you’re not interested I sure as hell won’t judge […]Read more "Make-up Meditation"
If you’re like me, doing your nails can often be its own form of mindfulness – I often post pictures of my nail art or makeup looks to FB and Instagram, because I consider it just as much of a craft project as making a bracelet or knitting a hat. This kind is even better […]Read more "10 Amazingly Easy Nail Polish Art Projects "