Day 16/28: Finding Beauty in Brokenness
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Day 16/28: Finding Beauty in Brokenness

It’s not something I am really proud of admitting, but I’m a recovering perfectionist and people pleaser. When it comes to the creative process, those two qualities can kill my creative dreams. A dream can’t survive if you are constantly second guessing yourself, trying to edit your writing even before your story is complete, or … Continue reading

Day 12/28: How did Guatemala influence my creativity?
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Day 12/28: How did Guatemala influence my creativity?

For the next two posts in this project, I’m sharing how certain places (Texas on Day 11 and Guatemala on Day 12) influenced my creativity. Even when I want to shut that part of my brain off, the need to be creative oftentimes pursues me back. It can be from seeing how the light hits the side of the … Continue reading

Day 11/28: How did Texas influence my creativity?
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Day 11/28: How did Texas influence my creativity?

For the next two posts in this project, I’ll be sharing how certain places (Texas on Day 11 and Guatemala on Day 12) influenced my creativity. Since the inception of my company #ARTYOGPLAY, it has always been my vision that through this interplay between yoga’s physical movement and the working with our hands as artists I could give … Continue reading

Day 10/28: The Challenge of Celebrating Victories
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Day 10/28: The Challenge of Celebrating Victories

For my 10th post, I wanted to delve into celebrating victories and why it is so difficult for us to take ownership of our accomplishments. It’s one thing to stand behind the achievements you created for a company or for other people, but to me, it’s a whole other thing to celebrate the victories in … Continue reading

Day 4/28: What Happens When You Teach Yoga in a New Country
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Day 4/28: What Happens When You Teach Yoga in a New Country

Hola and welcome to Day 4 of 28! With the craziness of the Super Bowl Weekend in Houston, it has been hard for me to concentrate today and grind out today’s post. And, I am committed to focusing on quantity instead of quality with my writing this month. So, here we go. ————————————————– On my … Continue reading

How Do You Recover A Sense of Strength?
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How Do You Recover A Sense of Strength?

I am leading a summer Book Club for the Badass on Julia Cameron’s “The Artist’s Way.” It is funny how the right book at the right time with the right people magically fall into your lap. Below is an excerpt of the newsletter I will be sharing with my badasses for our 8th week. If you … Continue reading

Featured #ARTYOGAPLAY writer + student: Ace Tully
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Featured #ARTYOGAPLAY writer + student: Ace Tully

This week, I got the chance to interview September’s featured #artyogaplay writer + student Ace Tully. He is a Rhode Island native currently living and teaching English in South Korea. Ace has launched a blog called http://www.liferuins.com and is currently a member of our Online + International Book Club for the Badass. I have been impressed by his passion and self-motivation to pursue … Continue reading

How Do You Rediscover Your Inner Artist Child?
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How Do You Rediscover Your Inner Artist Child?

  My previous blog post was about mourning the loss of my inner artist child. Today I’d like to delve into how do we reconnect, recover, rediscover our inner artist child? The blog contains a series of questions you could do on your own to get yourself back on track when life choices just seem … Continue reading