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Love A La Carte: Bad Wolf Edition

6 June, 2014
"Bad Wolf" graffiti

Love A La Carte features all the little things that make my life just a little more delicious. Finding “Bad Wolf” graffiti in the bathroom at my favorite coffee shop. Somewhere nearby, there must be a TARDIS! Usually people think about going to Paris and falling in love with someone else, but this lovely article will make you understand how to fall in love with yourself no matter where you are. This list made me laugh because it’s so true:…

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The Desire Map

3 July, 2013

I recently started upon a new journey briefly mentioned in my post on themes for 2013 (Gratitude, Beauty, and Health) called The Desire Map (affiliate link)*. The program, authored by the luminous Danielle LaPorte, is all about how we want to feel in life. Much like setting up themes for myself each year instead of writing out a list of aspirations, The Desire Map encourages people to map out their core desired feelings instead of concrete goals. By doing this,…

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2013: Gratitude, Beauty, and Health

28 June, 2013

In the past couple of years, I've chosen just three words to focus on for twelve months. Last year, my words were Create, Celebrate, Simplify. Though I didn't follow through with all of the goals I set out for myself, I was relatively happy with how they manifested for me. I got back into writing and wrote more than ever before during NaNoWriMo. I celebrated with friends, I celebrated myself, I even got to travel to Indonesia to celebrate my…

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Mental Health Day

21 May, 2013

Do you ever take a day off just to cater to your mental health? I do. And I'll tell you why: sometimes you just need a day away from work, away from responsibilities to take care of yourself - a time and space completely your own. I took the day off yesterday because I needed a day to be inside myself, without working. I needed extra sleep and extra care. So, I slept in. And when I got up, I cleaned…

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On Inspiration

22 April, 2013

I keep waiting to be inspired. And then I am inspired by absolutely everything, but I don't have the words to write. As the glory of spring blooms around me, I am reminded that I need routine in my life. A routine of being inspired. A routine of creating art. A routine of writing. I am reminded of one of my all-time favorite quotes: Be regular and orderly in your life, that you may be violent and original in your work. -Clive…

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