Like anything else, learning how to be resilient requires practice. A sense of humor and willingness to get creative goes a long way, too!
Staying sane in a crazy world is more than a mindset. Self-care requires discipline and energy. Here's an (illustrated) look at how I cope.
For me, the art of staying focused is to stay focused on my art. But I also believe in looking for the positive and celebrating all the little victories.
These days, I'm seeing cartoon faces everywhere! In this Tree Face - Nature's Cartoon post, you might start seeing some funny faces, too.
Free-hand drawing is my way of being in the moment. The resulting illustrations usually have more life, humor and whimsy, too. Here's a demo of my process.
Sometimes you've gotta unplug to tune in. My new mindfulness illustration makes that point with humor and a dose of whimsy. Available at Society6 and Etsy!
Powerful but simple life advice in two words (and three cartoons). After all, embracing our fate does take love and a good dose of humor!
My top ten practical and not-so-woo-woo tips for how to overcome performance anxiety come from over 20 years of professional performance experience.
Being on the road a lot this summer hasn't cramped my creative style. In fact, I've found lots of inspiration for these cartoon snapshots and sketches!
Healthy eating is a lot easier when you can pick ingredients straight from your own back yard. Here's what I made with our fresh-picked blueberries today...