Three Holiday Tips for Holiday Sanity

Three Holiday Tips for Holiday Sanity I have drilled it down to three holiday tips for holiday sanity. There are fourteen different religious holidays that are observed in the month of December and beginning of January. That’s right fourteen! And with that comes buying gifts, wrapping gifts, holiday parties…

Political Stress and Worry

Political Stress Do you find yourself watching CNN while eating a gallon of ice cream (or your preferred junk food)? Do you feel sick as you scroll your Facebook feed? Are you afraid to talk to your neighbors and friends because you fear they have different political views? If you…

Write to the Heart

This is a book review for Write to the Heart: Wit & Wisdom of Women Writers. Edited by Amber Coverdale Sumrall. In 1992 I lived in 5 Points South, a little area in downtown Birmingham, AL. I would spend my evenings and week-ends playing pool, listening to bands and…

Seven Ways to Use Creativity for Political Sanity

I don’t know about you but I am exhausted with politics. One thing that helps me keep my sanity is using my creativity. I’m gonna share seven ways to use your creativity for political sanity. My father taught me that voting was my civic duty. He…

Messages that Keep Artists from Creating

Messages that keep artists from creating usual comes from a specific situation or rather a specific person. In this blog, we will explore where these messages come from and how to work past them so that you can express your artistic self. Remember when you drew and colored with wild…