Posts in Inspiration
Summer Living: Find a Hobby.

Merriam-Webster defines hobby as: a pursuit outside one's regular occupation engaged in especially for relaxation. And while technically accurate, this definition barely scratches the surface of this topic nor makes a compelling case for starting your own.

Today, we’re exploring the 6 reasons to start a new hobby today, and a few places to get started with inspiration.

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The Daily Habit That Sometimes Isn't.

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of my daily art journal. A small blank canvas and a short chunk of time dedicated to letting my brain wander, my hands create + play without guardrails, rules or pressure. My goal is to do this daily, but let’s be honest, our days sometimes have other plans. A messy house, an urgent deadline, a sick kid - often there are things that interfere with my best laid plans of making.

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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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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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