blurting your way to a peer group and other experiments in creating your-self

within yourself

“It has been stated, but you may just need to be blunt.” she said.

I have lived my whole life comfortable with specific levels of The Uncomfortable. It is mangled and messy sometimes; I blurt out crap I later roll my eyes about. But my blurts clear the way through my questions and wanderings, as well as relationships with people who require polite conversations — creating space and clarity for meaning-full conversations. Continue reading

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Weeks 28-29 // rituals & adaptations

48/61 ICAD Collection

48/61 ICAD Collection

Are you doing this to get people to do what’s good for them or what’s good for you? -Seth Godin

I journaled this quote as a prompt today. The theme that came to mind was rituals.

Rituals have enabled me to move through the greatest of life-challenges. Rituals are both good for the people in my dailies and good for me. Daily routines and practices facilitate balance and priority.

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Not what it seems

the art journaler community i am charm prompts

For things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views about them. -Thích Nhat Hạnh

I have been taking selfies without smiles; abandoning views and loving; declaring independence and being dependent. It is messy, Braveheart. So.very.messy. But nothing is what it seems and I also get by with a little help from my friends.

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priorities // action required to delete the unnecessary

ICAD 2012 doodle card

Suffering often feels like failure, but it is actually the door to growth. -May Sarton

Allowing space for the unknown; practicing both resistance and acceptance with the feelings of being behind, “neglectful” and “unprofessional” in order to restructure and accept the process of “becoming” …

It is a continuous process — the moving through the emotional side of it {feelings of failure; wanting to quit everything} + journaling-through {directions mapped, solutions designed and waiting for clarity to resume}. It is flat out scary! :shock:

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