The Power of Making Mandalas

The Power of Making Mandalas

Chances are you’ve heard me raving about mandalas and what a powerful tool they are for mindfulness and creativity. Maybe you’ve seen mandalas all over Pinterest and you think they’re pretty, but you don’t get what the big deal is… so I thought I’d share a little about what mandalas are, and why you might want to make one. What is a Mandala? Mandalas are both a symbol and a ritual. As a symbol they represent...

When You Crash and Burn, The Only Thing Left to Do is Slow Down

When You Crash and Burn, The Only Thing Left to Do is Slow Down

I‘m sitting at the kitchen table, hunched over my laptop. The darkness has fallen around me, and somehow I didn’t even notice. I should be hungry, but my chest and stomach are knotted with tension. I desperately want to stop working, to take a day or a week off, but I feel so behind. Moving overseas has taken up so much more time and energy than I could have expected, especially with with my man spending a week in hospital (thankfully he’s...