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This morning at Rockwood park.

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My Daily Mantras: Action before motivation.

Sometimes I need a reminder not to overwhelm myself.

A prayer to the Universe (a prayer for atheists).

I take mirtazepine. Which means I have weird dreams. This is the product of one of those weird dreams...

My Daily Mantras: Let Nature be your Healer

I have mantras I write on paper almost everyday. It helps with my anxiety to repeat certain phrases over and over again. Sometimes they even crop up in my "art". In this case on a zentangle inspired work on a messy watercolor background. I feel the need to connect with the Universe. To believe in a higher power, in a way. And I also need reassurances that I'm not entirely helpless. Maybe I'll find in nature the inner  peace I long for...

Long time no see.

Life got complicated but I'm back, enriched with new life experiences. I plan  to post more often now. I'm working on a lot of different craft projects while I try to manage two autoimmune disease, a GAD and all things even a healthy person would struggle with (ie: work attendance, normal day to day activities). And I feel like talking about it. Partly because I'm restless  (a symptom of my GAD) and I'm always looking for something I haven't done in a while to do to keep my head busy. But also because networking and being open with what I'm experiencing has become a big part of my life now.
I'm trying to take advantage of Rockwood Park which is a gold mine for someone longing for inner peace and break from my GAD. Unexpectedly I have been experiencing a bit of anxiety trying to implement daily walks in nature into my routine. The first two days of the week all I could manage to do was drive around the park before work. Wenesday, I was brave and actually lef…

The IWK project - pirate finger puppets I made.

Arianne's Hello Kitty crochet blanket. - FINISHED