30-day challenges

Art, more art, and a giveaway

This week’s post is full of goodies! First, in an effort to get more of my work into my Etsy shop, I’m adopting Lisa Congdon‘s brilliant idea to offer a Print Of The Month. Every month, at least one of my pieces will be made into a limited edition print and offered on Etsy. It’s…

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A month of letters

So, I’ve become increasingly convinced that the biggest secret to producing creative work and staying inspired is just showing up. Like, every day, even when I don’t feel inspired, showing up anyway, and seeing what happens. It’s so easy to find excuses not to, especially when I don’t have a looming deadline.  But the freelance…

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Faith, practice, and our wily demons

On May 15th, I (along with 157 other intrepid souls) launched a 30-day self-love challenge, using my illustrated creative journal, Find Your Awesome. Before I tell you how that went, let me tell you a little bit about my history with self-love and 30-day challenges. Six years ago, I dedicated all of 2011 to living…

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A hard truth about self-love

I’m in the midst of my 30-day self-love challenge, using my illustrated creative journal, Find Your Awesome. As I type, it’s Day 23, in which we are “practicing pleasure,” not just doing what we love, but relishing it, letting time fly in that way that it does when you’re completely engaged with whatever lights you…

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It’s not too late to join our self-love challenge

It’s official! Our Find Your Awesome 30-day self-love challenge has launched. Today  is Day 1: We’re texting love, talking about the stories we tell ourselves, and acknowledging how those stories (for better AND worse) shape the way we move in the world. I’ve got so much planned for the next 30 days: daily challenges (taken…

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