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there are no certain routes: art & intimacy

quarter moon art

Art involves intimacy with yourself, but also with other people. It is a way of being close and exchanging love. -Sheila Heti

The need for intimacy with myself was the first hurdle concerning my intention to overcome what felt like constant burnout. I realize now I believed a false value for measurable productivity.

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there are no certain routes: uncertainty [one day at a time]

[currently reading] The Principles of Uncertainty by Maira Kalman

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

My life is my art. It is a matter of daily choices and decisions to engage with a daily relationship with the hours. It is accepting “quarter moon phases” of expeditions through the “dark half” of  living. Continue reading

risk it: pause and renew & move into a new cycle of your-self

my journal-planner: crescent moon art page for February

The safer you play anything in life, the riskier you are actually being. When you “play it safe,” you are following a path toward irrelevancy and redundancy. The opposite is also true. When you take bold, calculated risks, you are being a lot safer than you think. Those very risks help you take control of your own future; your destiny.  -Seth Godin

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