Love Letters to the World: How to Cultivate Connection With the Stranger on the Park Bench

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“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” ― Kurt Vonnegut I’ve been hiding little love notes … Continue reading

Transforming Public Space: Exploring Street Art in Four Cities

When I moved into a new apartment several years ago, this was the sight I gazed at through one of my windows. It made me smile everyday. Years later (after it was painted over), I found out that it was my friend Thom that had made the art. Hopefully the defeated little powerbox has found its freedom <3

“It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which … Continue reading

Ways of Seeing – How to Transform the Mundane into Wonder

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Ahh, so the patience and gentleness and breathing and leaning-into-the-discomfort-of -feeling-blocked worked wonders. The pause. The space. The letting go. I woke up this morning groggy, but way more grounded. Behind my heavy eyes, the old excitement hid. I could … Continue reading

Love is….the 30 Days of Creativity Challenge

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So, the kick-your-ass (in a really good way) inspiring 30 days of creativity project begins again today! Holy crap, I can’t believe it’s been a year already since I first made my attempt at it. To be honest, I initially … Continue reading