Posts in Creative Living
How Creativity Connects Me to the Present Moment

As a life-long creative, I’ve always dabbled in making stuff. As a child, I loved coloring and building. In college, I took as many art history classes as I could soak in once I discovered how much I loved them. Professionally, I focused my career on design + storytelling, building concepts, color palettes and ideas to share with customers.

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Create Like a Kid.

Growing up is hard to do. Work. Momming. Bills, taxes, meetings. It’s easy to get so lost in all the TO-DOs that we forget TO LIVE. I often pause and watch my daughter as she approaches her day. From the moment she wakes up, she’s (usually) happy and full of excitement about what the day might bring. Constantly inspired, constantly watching, constantly questioning. She brings her curiosity + confidence to everything she approaches.

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How to Tackle a Creative Skill in 2019

Last week I discussed the importance of curiosity + lifelong learning. This practice can lead to a healthier and happier life. You’re convinced, you’re excited, you’re ready to start! But where, how, when? As an organized creative, I like to think through the process a bit at the beginning to make sure I’m taking the right approach to any new project.

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What I'm Doing More of This Month

Happy January! Am I glad to see you? I LOVE beginnings. Mondays, a blank journal, mornings. I love the optimism, the excitement the wonder at what will unfold. This year, as I work on being more present in every moment versus checking boxes on a never-ending list of things to do, but not enjoy - I’m starting the first month off with a little less on my doing list and focusing more on my being list.

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