Posts tagged writing
10 Lessons Learned from Deleting Instagram for 10 Days

It’s not like I have done anything truly radical here. I deleted a little colorful box from the screen in my pocket for the last ten days of Ramadan. While it may sound trivial in these simplified terms, the effects were anything but minor. By eliminating it, I was able to really feel the heavy presence that social media holds in my daily life.

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De-Cute-ing + Reclaiming the Word "Creativity"

What I’ve been seeing in the online world for a while now is the general watering down of the word creativity. It is floundering and drowning in flowery scripts pasted to pinterest boards, over-priced online courses, and endless hashtags.

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Project Announcement | Conversations in Process

You have probably figured out by now that I am starting a podcast titled Process Piece- interviews with artists on the complex behind-the-scenes of how and why they make their work. However, this is part of a larger personal project.

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My 5 Favorite Books of 2018 + Relearning to be a Reader

For the past two years, among the other tangible resolutions and goals that I set every January 1st, I have been writing down the number of books that I would like to try to read that year. I started small and manageable- a humble 30 books.

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Being On Stage | Self-Transformation + Belonging

5 minutes to curtain. I can’t sit still. My partner is seated and taking deep, meditative breaths to focus himself and meanwhile, I am anxiously hopping around from one foot to another, mindlessly stretching out my arms and shoulders and exhaling with constant breathy sighs. 

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How to Cultivate a Journaling Practice (and stick to it)

For me, the importance of writing every day comes down to gaining a certain kind of awareness. Finding time to jot down just a couple thoughts, moments, or images from the day gives one pause to reflect on the details and tease out the extraordinary from the ordinary.

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Vietnam Part 1 | Travel Diary + On Finding Joy in Being the Outsider

I am not even sure how to start writing about Vietnam. My mom and I spent a little over two weeks traveling and working in this stunning country and we did so much in that short amount of time that I am still trying to wrap my mind around it all. However, I wanted to share some of the experiences with you now, while at least it is still fresh and vivid. 

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