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Lavender and bees

A little more practice painting flowers and bees.

Happy Sunday!

Lavender Days 9 x 12 inch Bee watercolor paper

A loose and simple lavender painting adding a few little bumbles. 88 more words

The knack of refraining

Many of our escapes are involuntary: addiction and dissociating from painful feelings are two examples. Anyone who has worked with a strong addiction—compulsive eating, compulsive sex, abuse of substances, explosive anger, or any other behavior that’s out of control—knows that when the urge comes on it’s irresistible. 83 more words


Tarot Toolbox

I thought it was time I did a special Tarot toolbox! I learned the Tarot with the Mythic Tarot by Juliet Sharman-Burke back in the internet-did-not-exist days. 1,486 more words

TRT (Tarot)

Language learning struggles...

So, one of my biggest frustrations since being here has been with the language barrier. Or rather, with my own speaking difficulties. I enjoy reading and writing Japanese, and have very few problems in those areas, but somehow, getting myself to form full sentences in Japanese has been a struggle. 304 more words

✒ WWP — Week 3: Editing

For all my longer works I write chapter outlines so I can have the pleasure of departing from them later on.
— Garth Nix

Regardless of whether you’re writing a longer work or a short piece, you have to start with an outline.

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Korean Speaking Encounters -- My New Part Time Job

For as long as I’ve been learning Korean, I’ve had the goal of improving my Korean speaking skills.  Unfortunately, even though I’ve made a considerable number of Korean friends and hang out with them pretty much every day, I’ve fallen into the dreadful habit of speaking 95% English to them and only rarely throwing a few Korean phrases into the mix.  1,318 more words


My Fitness Journey and Dealing with Stress

Of all the difficulty I have faced, stress is the most challenging. I can say it is the worse thing ever; it makes my workout look useless, I end up with bad headaches, I am unable to do most of the things I want to do, and I gain weight. 472 more words