I needed one. ☝🏽 Sometimes I think I'm too sensitive for this world haha, but I spoke to someone who reminded me that this sensitivity can actually be a gift....Read more
Growth, Transformation, & the Artist as a Storyteller- Part 2
"I am about to explain with further detail when he interrupts, shouting: “No! No, no, no! This is precisely the time when artists go to work—not when everything is fine, but in times of dread. That’s our job!”...Read more
Growth, Transformation, & the Artist as a Storyteller- Part 1
To be nobody-but-yourself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight.
- E. E. Cummings
Whew, that was scary for me haha, but yay I did it! I shared about an important person in my life and shared a bit about my art...Read more
After giving more details, I was asked by our instructor/therapist if it was okay for her to share an observation. I replied "Yes, please!" She said, "Correct me if I'm wrong, but it sounds like you feel lonely."...Read more
Retaking the Vow
Last semester, I began a program called PiTA (Practice in Transformative Action) created by Mushim Ikeda...It's in this program where I first learned about her profound article titled I Vow Not to Burn Out. Within this article she includes and discusses her “Great Vow for Mindful Activists”...Read more
"The Weird Black Kid"
Before I explain the inspiration behind the title of this post, I wanted to give somewhat of a disclaimer moving forward in case you're interested in following my journey. I...Read more