Should You Draw Things You Hate?

No! I mean yes! Well, maybe… I dunno.

WE DID IT! Three Hour Workday Challenge: Day 7 (Conclusion)

Woo! We did it! We got all the way to Day 7! You know what else? I even woke up BEFORE my alarm this morning! Warning, this is a long post, but at the end are my personal reflections on this challenge that I hope will help you too! Learning Time! (30 Minutes) Yesterday, IContinue reading “WE DID IT! Three Hour Workday Challenge: Day 7 (Conclusion)”

Three Hour Workday Challenge: Day 5

Waking up at 5 am every morning is not impossible! I see that now! Day 5 of waking up at 5 am and dedicating at least 3 hours to working on art. Every day it feels like it’s getting easier. This morning, I had that feeling again of not wanting to stay in bed becauseContinue reading “Three Hour Workday Challenge: Day 5”

3 Hour Workday Challenge: Day 3

So, looks like I’ll be failing this challenge somewhat this week. The art gallery I’m working at is currently setting up the new show so, I have to leave early to go to services beforehand. BUT I still got up at 5 am! So this challenge is a success in my book. Life happens, butContinue reading “3 Hour Workday Challenge: Day 3”

Three Hour Workday Challenge: Day 2

Ha! Ha! Haha! Hahaha! I ALMOST just turned my alarm off and went back to sleep, but I DIDN’T! I think my brain is really liking the idea of getting up and having a set art routine because while normally I would’ve lost this battle, I couldn’t fall back asleep because I was too excitedContinue reading “Three Hour Workday Challenge: Day 2”

Coffee with Art: How to Let Go of Anger

Without going into too much detail, I did not have the best day yesterday. This morning, I was angry knowing I was going to have to go back to things that were causing me grief and wasn’t sure if I’d be able to handle it. It was at this moment I decided to stop watchingContinue reading “Coffee with Art: How to Let Go of Anger”

Coffee with Art: Painting Piggies

Well! This is the 5th edition to my Source of Strength series. Today is the first day of my weekend after I started journaling again! So, I’ve downloaded the pdf of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations, and I’ve been writing in a private journal about how each of his journal entries pertain to my own life. WhatContinue reading “Coffee with Art: Painting Piggies”

Coffee and Art: Birds

Topic: Worry gets you Nowhere Okay, so yesterday’s blog post was a bit of a down note, and I think this next little piece is the perfect upbeat note to follow that. First of all, after going through a couple months (yes, months) of… not feeling like Ashley, I’m starting to feel like my old,Continue reading “Coffee and Art: Birds”