Posts tagged hard times
Creative activity: Morning pages

Most people know one of the longest and my most favourite rituals is Julia Cameron’s Morning Pages. I recommend them to all my clients. If you’re not already familiar with The Artists’ Way, i’d really recommend investing some time to sniff out a copy. It’s been something that has been a regular part of my life since 2004.

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Inspiration Station ✨

Nuggets mined in August 2019 (!) (still wholesome and evergreen tho!)
Long and short reads, film, art and magic. Hope they inspire and delight you!

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Nadia Huggins on vulnerabilities, boundaries and the shoreline 🌊

“Is it possible for us to view ourselves void of these social constructs, that create these boundaries between us and within us? Is there a way for us to dissolve this construct of gender, class, race, sexuality, country of origin, whatever?

…people are the ones that created these boundaries. The sea has no agenda. Rich or poor, it will swallow you. So in a sense, when you think about it, the ocean is the one true democratic space that exists.” 

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What can you work with right now?

Frank not only worked with his limitations but he embraced them. He “poured, dripped and spilled paint covers the canvas….” and managed to create a piece even more interesting because it is authentic to who he is. He’s working with what he has. 

So many of us get distracted by what we don’t have, feeling we need to have our shit together, all the goods the tools and the answers.

I know i can get caught up in that too, so no shade if you feel read, darlings. But i find it a helpful reminder always for myself and for every one of my clients to hold space for wherever you’re at. Cause we can work with that. 

what if instead of needing to have the best equipment we can afford, or needing our whole 10 year plan together, we instead worked with what’s right here.

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The hard work of being lazy

"We live in a culture that values activity and 'hard work'. But - paradoxically - the hardest work we can sometimes do is to stop rushing around, sit with our thoughts, analyse our feelings, take stock of where we are and understand ourselves better.”

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Art date with Frank and Desta 🎨

So, last week i had life delivered to me via the inspirational Frank Bowling and his retrospective at the Tate . Here you can find my photo gallery from my visit with Desta + audio documentary as well as a diary of FEELINGS!

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July Journal 🌺

fancy a gigantic “lately” scrapbook update + diary of my summertime moments? expect a behind the scenes gander at my inner landscape (not a euphemism), news updates, resources, personal photos, peach outfits + a playlist! 

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