Knitting 101 // Living as an Artist

Month two of my “Living as an Artist“-challenge is over. And this month was all about knitting. I bought some knitting needles from Amazon (the big ones, because they make knitting go a bit faster)…

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On following into someone else’s footsteps

Almost all of us do it when we start a new job – we follow into someone else’s footsteps. It can be easy if we don’t know anything about the person we’re replacing, or if…

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Productive Sunday routine

A few months ago, I moved into my own cottage. And after a crazy week, I had a Sunday to do nothing. While the house wasn’t in desperate need of a clean, there was a…

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What I do when I feel uninspired

Two weeks ago I was feeling very bored and unmotivated. I was busy with work, but I just wasn’t enjoying it anymore. I was slacking on my goals, coming up with excuses to not do…

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The meaning behind my tattoos

Growing up, my parents always warned me to never get a tattoo. They were completely against them. They still are, really. And for years, I didn’t even consider getting a tattoo. But then something changed…

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When people try to bring you down

I don’t like conflict, in general, but sometimes it’s impossible to avoid. Sometimes, you run into someone that just really doesn’t like you. Or you make a mistake that they can’t seem to forgive, no…

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Portrait of a Freelancer // Living as an Artist

Just before September started, I wrote a blog post about how I was going to do a challenge called 12 Months of Living as an Artist. The first month of this challenge is now over…

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On meeting expectations

In my life update from last week, I talked about how one of my goals for the rest of the year is that I want to hang out with people that make me feel good…

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A long overdue life update

Summer is turning into autumn and I keep finding myself wondering how, exactly, time passed so quickly. The last few months have flown by. This whole year has flown by. And since I stopped doing…

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What I do to get my life together

If you are feeling overwhelmed by the amount of things that you have to do and can’t actually concentrate on doing any of those tasks because your brain keeps coming up with new ones that…

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12 Months of Living as an Artist // Challenge

I love being creative – it’s something that makes me really happy. Nowadays, I usually stick to writing stories and blog posts. But when I was at school, I made so many different things. I…

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