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Nomad Life: 30 Days on the Road

It's been a month since I said goodbye to London for a 6-week journey that has taken me to opposite sides of the world. My first stop was New York City, a place I called home for 13 years. I stayed with a friend in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, a short walk from Brooklyn Bridge Park and its view of the cityscape of Manhattan. It was as close to going home can be for me and I cherished the two weeks. From there, I hopped a plane to Bali, Indonesia where I've been since the beginning of the month.

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Reflections on The Artist's Way — Week 4: Recovering a Sense of Integrity

This is the fourth post in a series on The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity, a book and a self-study program developed by Julia Cameron in the 1990s. Each week of the program is focused on a theme. In this post, I’ll be looking back on Week 4: Recovering a Sense of Integrity. Over the past few months, I’ve sensed a bit of stubbornness, a general disinterest in pretending things are fine with me when they are not.

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My Bali Rules (Good Ideas for an Artist's Life)

I've landed in Bali, Indonesia. I'll be here for the next few weeks, working on my art, doing some writing, and relaunching my course — Build a Creative Routine You'll Love. Ubud (where I'll be based for the first two weeks) is filled with a buzzing and spirited energy. The main streets of the town cut from north to south and are filled with scooters and pedestrians making their way between the hotels and bars. Walking the streets has been the perfect opportunity to practice staying in the moment. 

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