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!"
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 "
Here’s a spread from the other day. I’m using pastels as well as collage now.Read more "Art Journal Update: New Pages"
The phrase “fake it until you make it” may make you want to bash your head against a wall, but an essential part of self care is feeling comfortable in your own skin, and sometimes that means manicures or makeup (more on that later), but sometimes it just means wearing clothes that make you happy, […]Read more "Using personal style as a tool"