I’ve been drawn to Dolly Parton interviews lately. I’m fascinated by what she has to say about her life and her long held interest in being an entertainer. She claims she’s always known she was going to be “something more.” We can be met with a lot of resistance when we’re honest about our ownContinue reading “Own Lil World”
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Sit With It
Sometimes good things take time. Or so I keep telling myself as I put off writing. In yet another attempt at not being too hard on myself, perhaps the statement is true. Complicated ideas will unfold slowly. Sitting with a project for a bit and not forcing something from it can be a good wayContinue reading “Sit With It”
Trust Your Eye
We all have taste. And though many people think they can teach “good taste”, I’m not so sure that’s true. I’m a bit confused about what “good taste” means, to be honest. Trust that you have a good eye for many things. Hone it and develop some skills, for sure… But sometimes our instincts needsContinue reading “Trust Your Eye”
Be a Goldfish
Has anyone been watching Ted Lasso? It’s a fantastic show. The protagonist has many quotable lines, but my favourite is “Be a goldfish.” There comes a point where you have to let go of that harmful event from your past. Goldfish are known to have limited memory spans and forget things quickly… So, be aContinue reading “Be a Goldfish”
Steadfast and Patient
My personal approach to this time is to write and create as much as possible. I have a few different ideas on the go in addition to my usual workload, and I’m often adding notes on my phone for each project in an attempt to flesh them out and see which one takes off. It’sContinue reading “Steadfast and Patient”
Imagine You’re Healed
If you’re going through a pain that is impeding on your creativity and productivity… Imagine, for a moment, you’re healed. What does that look like? How do you feel? Is there any small amount of that feeling that you can carry into your reality?
Confrontation can be necessary in defining our own boundaries. It can be hard. It can be incredibly uncomfortable and awkward. But leaning in to difficult (and curiosity-based) conversations opens the door to learning so much about ourselves. How can we possibly know our limitations and those of others without… talking?
The Work Behind It
I personally don’t believe there’s such thing as “passive consumption,” where you sit and read a book or watch a TV show and not engage with it critically. I think the art we come in contact with lingers and affects our minds and behaviours in at least small, subtle ways. But it has an evenContinue reading “The Work Behind It”