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3rd quarter creative goals

I have made it a habit for the past year to set quarterly goals. I have found this to be really helpful in my life and I have been able to accomplish quite a bit using this plan. We are a few weeks into the 3rd quarter of the year (wow!) so I figured it was time to check in on this.

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Art journaling spread with an important lesson

I recently watched an online lesson from Deepak Chopra about how to handle inner and external chaos. It was something that I wasn’t expecting to be so helpful and I’ve been pleasantly surprised at how much I have used these 4 sentences to get myself through chaotic situations.

What am I observing? (Non judgmentally) It’s important to simply identify what is happening without placing judgment on it. This is harder than it seems.

What am I feeling?

What do I need?

What is the best way to fulfill this need?

I used this new learning as inspiration for a 2 page art journaling spread.

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Staying creative when things are crazy

My life has really been crazy this year. We’ve had some significant illnesses, injuries, challenges, changes, and just all sorts of random things that have popped up. It’s really always been that way (life usually keeps us on our toes) but it feels like it’s been a bit of a pile on lately. Even with all of that, we are all still OK and that’s what matters at the end of the day.

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Susan Branch cookbook gift for the bride

One of my most cherished possessions is the cookbook my mom gave me when I got married. She hand wrote my favorite recipes in it and I still use that book to this day. I love seeing her handwriting and I wanted to give that same kind of gift to my own daughter when she got married. I was excited to find this beautiful Susan Branch keepsake cookbook on amazon and I've spent the last few months writing out recipes to fill it up.

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