In Praise Of Single Life

If you just entered singledom, CONGRATULATIONS. I’ve been single myself for almost a year, and I can vouch for it. This is how, this is why.

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Unblocking my creative self with The Artist’s Way

“A course in discovering and recovering your creative self?” – it sounded self-helpy. A true artsy soul doesn’t need such a thing, I believed. I was *naturally* creative. In fact, creativity was the one thing I didn’t lack. It was not until I got stranded in confusion and corrosive self-doubt regarding my writing that I remembered the book. What was its name again? Something with “artist” on the title? Presumption had left me; I was in need of help.

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AMSTERDAM LOCAL GIFT GUIDE EXPRESS

Dear reindeers, you don’t want to present your loved ones with offerings from Action or Hema! What you do want is to sniff around these online shops and SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL artists all the way to Christmas and beyond! Honestly, this was the most FUN guide to write EVER. Let’s dive into the good stuff.

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Blogmas # 10 + 11 – Monster procrastination

Procrastinating incites terror: that is both its seduction and its biggest trade-off. There was nothing more action propelling for 20-year-old Ana than working against time. And being able to hand in a complete paper to the professor just in time made me feel triumphant. Working against the clock gives me no thrill anymore but but it is good to keep our memory fresh. I’m a procrastinator in recovery, after all.

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