Tag: Art

My May Quarantivities

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Hello hello! Today I wanted to share with you what my parents and I have been up to during quarantine recently. On the first day of May, we decided that we should do something fun/interesting/out of the ordinary each day of the month to lift our spirits and spice up the quarantine life a little—I call them our May “Quarantivities”. I’ve definitely been struggling with everything that’s going on and all of the heartache/disappointment this pandemic is causing, and I know I’m not the only one. Recently, our daily May activities have been the only thing keeping me from being in a complete funk! And since these quirky lil’ things make me happy, I hope sharing the first half of them will help you bring a little joy into your own lives as well. Continue reading “My May Quarantivities”

Picture This: The Power of Visualization

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Back when I played soccer, my dad–the soccer connoisseur of my family–always told me to visualize on game day. He’d joke and facetiously say, “Be the ball,” like you see in movies, but his words also held some sincerity. He told me that if I pictured myself running off the ball, having a great first touch, and kicking with firm precision, then I would better be able to actually accomplish those goals in the rush of a game. So on early Saturday mornings, with puffy eyes and fresh dew coating the landscape like a blanket, my parents drove me to my soccer games as I dreamt of little black and white balls in the back seat. And I felt ridiculous doing it. I can’t say for certain whether visualization ever improved my skill in a game, but I do know it has found an unexpected yet welcome home in other aspects of my life—and it should work its way into yours, too. Continue reading “Picture This: The Power of Visualization”

Summer Travel Series: Tacoma, WA

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How is it Monday again?? The weeks last forever but the weekends always go by so fast…Oh well, let’s make the most of this new week! Continue reading “Summer Travel Series: Tacoma, WA”