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

“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 all over my city. I’ve been going through a lot of personal life changes lately,…… Continue reading Love Letters to the World: How to Cultivate Connection With the Stranger on the Park Bench

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Transforming Public Space: Exploring Street Art in Four Cities

“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 we look. To affect the quality of the day – that is the highest of…… Continue reading Transforming Public Space: Exploring Street Art in Four Cities

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Photo Journey Part 6

This is the last segment of my 30 Days of Creativity challenge! Day 26: Find Something That is Always Growing Day 27: Document a Favourite Building Day 28: Explore History Day 29: Capture the Light Day 30: Let a Picture Tell a Story 26. [growing pains]: I’ve been doing so much self-discovery these days -…… Continue reading Photo Journey Part 6

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Photo Journey Part 5

The 30 Days of Creativity adventure continues! Day 21: Doodle Something and Document it: Day 22: Explore a Neglected Body Part Day 23: Transform Something Boring and Mundane into Something Interesting Day 24: Capture Something Vibrant! Day 25: Capture Something in Black and White 21. [find your spark]: I was trying to find a message…… Continue reading Photo Journey Part 5

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Ways of Seeing – How to Transform the Mundane into Wonder

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 feel it. I left for my walk to work and everything was illuminated with wonder…… Continue reading Ways of Seeing – How to Transform the Mundane into Wonder

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Photo Journey Part 4

To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.” –Osho I’m a couple days late…… Continue reading Photo Journey Part 4

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Photo Journey Part 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 we look. To affect the quality of the day – that is the highest of…… Continue reading Photo Journey Part 3