Musings, Writing

The Beauty of Choosing

Childhood Dreams Most of my life I’ve flitted this way and that between creative pursuits, never choosing a single one. My imagination took hold when I was very little, transporting me to bright and beautiful worlds. Vibrant in their realism, the real world drifted away as my senses let go.…

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Musings

Staring at Trees: An Existential Musing

Learning about giftedness has helped me see myself more clearly. No label has ever described me better, from infancy to the present day, than Gifted. It captures my rapturous intensity, my vibrant emotions, my endless imagination. It captures my multipotentiality and the anxiety that comes with having to choose what…

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Musings

How Internal Family Systems Helped Me Heal

A brave friend of mine inspired me recently. By talking about mental health more openly, he’s been trying to remove the stigma surrounding it. His vulnerability made me realize how I could also help people by sharing my own experiences with this subject. My life has not been all sunshine…

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Writing

You Are the Scribe

A story is an entity of its own. The characters will seek you out, arising from the depths of the creative universe. They will ask you to complete a seemingly simple task: write their story. Record them on paper so they can finally be seen and heard. Despite all the…

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Writing

Anxiety and Your Creative Project

I’m struggling with my novel right now. This is what I expected to happen, but I think somewhere inside me there existed hope that I’d sail through the entire thing without any bumps in the road. After all, I started out so strong and clear. My excitement is still there,…

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