May 27, 2020

 "Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” –Viktor E. Frankl

My journal prompt the other day asked me, "What new habit can you start?"

A "new" habit? I've tried 'e...

June 28, 2019

A dear friend sent this to me yesterday, which was so needed, and so appreciated. If you've got 18 minutes (I know, this seems so difficult given how much we fill our lives with -and are attached to- unnecessary filler), please watch this! It's easy to listen to, easy...

February 1, 2019

First of all, I kind of loathe that I have an instagram account for my art, mostly because actually saying it makes me feel traitorous to the part of me that disagrees with (and derides) the very concept of social media. But I found it to be the easiest platform with w...

January 12, 2019

Nothing lasts forever.

Depending on what we're talking about, this can be perceived as a good or a bad thing. If we're talking about a paper cut, a broken bone, heartache, or sadness, then thank. god. If we're talking about an inflow of cash or a perfect sunset or that...

September 24, 2018

A pre-pubescent girl, in the sunlight of her bathroom window, places strips of scotch tape along her shins, rows of adhesive and cellophane covering her legs. She presses down firmly along the entire length and width of her tape-covered skin, then pulls the whole thing...

September 22, 2018

Lojongs are mind trainings in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. If this sounds intense, it's not! Well, it could be, depending on how intensely you're working on training your mind, which I'm fairly certain is addressed in at least one of the mind trainings. Essentially,...

November 18, 2017

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