Technique.

- I write differently.  - I tend to write sentences that are more a statement of my truth rather than points to be argued.  - I write sentences as a list that I shift and reorder over and over until it congeals into a cohesive piece.  - My sentences are often numbered- but not today. … Continue reading Technique.

Changes.

September is here. School is back on. Autumn is 3 weeks away. This has always been a time of change for me.  I've found myself so dysregulated lately, the last week particularly, and I have seen it as another opportunity to explore.  Why am I so stressed out? My daughter is going back to school. … Continue reading Changes.

The Fear of Showing up Imperfectly.

I know that there is so much messaging out there about making sure your work is perfectly aligned with your brand and what society is all about, but I would love to just propose that maybe we can all give ourselves the grace to show up imperfectly once in a while and see what happens. … Continue reading The Fear of Showing up Imperfectly.

Spring Cleaning. Again.

Oh, Spring! I am feeling the call to do all of the things again. The weather is getting nice and warm. The grass is starting to grow again. The plants are coming back. The sun is shining for longer hours. I'm ready to put the winter gear away. I know it's a mistake- it's too … Continue reading Spring Cleaning. Again.

Are You Paying Attention?

Sometimes inspiration strikes hard. Sometimes it's a small whisper. Today it was a slap in the face. *Pay attention to me. Paint this.* I was walking on my favourite forest path and it felt like I could hear everything. Every bird song. Every small critter rustling in the grass. Every snap of a twig. Every … Continue reading Are You Paying Attention?

Clarity.

Just because you can't see your destination isn't an indicator it doesn't exist. Trust your intuition. You might have wandered a little ways off course. Maybe you have gotten turned around or led astray and started moving in the wrong direction. Your perspective might need an adjustment. Get off the path. Get higher... Elevation always … Continue reading Clarity.

Important.

Determining what is important to you is crucial. What you focus on is what you receive more of- have you ever noticed that? When you start thinking about blue cars, there are suddenly blue cars everywhere. When you start thinking about red roses, you start seeing them as you move about your day. So, the … Continue reading Important.