Last week marked one year since I left the day job and set out to work for myself. I can hardly believe that I'm here a year later and still waking up on Monday mornings, walking to a room in my home to work. Pinch me! Celebration is so important! As a recovering perfectionist and… Continue reading How I Celebrated…
Creative cycles are normal. The ebb and flow of my creative cycles can be extreme, marked by times of high productivity and manic moments where I get little sleep. I love the rush that comes from a million ideas flowing and I'm energized by the insights and connections that happen. Maintaining this intensity is humanly… Continue reading Planning Your Creative Lulls
Seven months ago I made some lifestyle changes and declared Sundays as sacred. What makes them sacred? I unplug from social media and I don't do any work; I spend quality time with my husband, savor nature, and create art. The idea is to slow down. What I've discovered is how much I look forward… Continue reading Sacred Sundays, Lupines, and Lobster Coves
Earth Day was on Sunday. My husband and I felt called to one of our favorite places, the ocean, specifically, the Marginal Way that's located in Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Maine. The well paved path, just as it's name suggests, hugs the margins of the ocean. Here was our first stop shortly after we started our… Continue reading Don’t forget to look up.