It was a very bad song lyric. Most of the time, my songwriting stems from pure emotion. Anger, anxiety, shame, and confusion are frequent songwriting partners. Sometimes these emotions offer lucidity and power. Other times, […]
Nude artwork around the house remind us to lighten up. They remind us to get comfortable. To be bold. I’ve been planning on adding some nude decor here and there around the house to give […]
Image by Abigail Keenan I have a puritanical work ethic. It gets to the point where I get this tight feeling in my chest, like I have to get my wiggles out. It’s the same […]
I was scrubbing the floor. The kids were sleeping. I was at work as a nanny in the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio, and I was 24 years old. My boss (the dad of the kids) […]
The lit candle focuses my mind. It calms my brain, and everything gets quiet and stops. Some suggest lighting a candle and focusing on the flame while meditating, and I’ve found this helps my workflow as well.