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The Essential Mindset Shift I Made in 2019

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The Essential Mindset Shift I Made in 2019

Shifting how I think about what I am doing Sometime in early January, I declared 2019 “the year Amy finally asks for what she wants.” This has been a mental shift from thinking “this is fine” to asking myself “what do I really want and what steps do I need to take to get there.” Going from reaction to active participation This was a subtle shift from feeling like I was in a constant state of reaction, to one of active participation. Instead of generally being okay with things that are just good or just fine, looking for ways to...

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Wilson's World Segment with CLTextile!

Wilson's World Segment with CLTextile!

CLTextile on Wilson's World This morning I popped out of bed at 6:00 eager to get going because I was off to a special session of the Friday Meetups with a Charlotte local fiber artist group - CLTextile. This special early morning meetup was to film for the segment Wilson's World on WCCB Charlotte.    Wilson, who hosts the morning show, chatted with Kathie, who runs the CLTextile group, and Val, who organized Wilson coming to the Friday meetup!  Tattoos and a Biker Gang Wilson made the joke that to be part of the CLTextile group, which he compared to...

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The Only Travel Sketchbook You'll Ever Need

The Only Travel Sketchbook You'll Ever Need

There are some affiliate links in this blog post. Should you choose to purchase this sketchbook, I will receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thank you for your support.  I have been using the Moleskine Art Plus Pocket Sketchbook as my go-to sketchbook for the past three years. Over those years, I have completed seven sketchbooks with sketches on each page. I have taken these sketchbooks to the Amazon rainforest, to the Netherlands and Germany, and backpacking and camping all across the US. These sketchbooks, along with a few travel watercolor sets, have really been through...

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Heirloom Embroidery: Honoring my grandmother by finishing what she started 15+ years ago

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Heirloom Embroidery: Honoring my grandmother by finishing what she started 15+ years ago

Reflecting on an embroidery project that I have recently started in which I am finished what my grandmother started many years ago.

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I Stopped Buying New Clothes & It Was the Most Freeing Decision I Made in 2018

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I Stopped Buying New Clothes & It Was the Most Freeing Decision I Made in 2018

In 2018, I chose not to purchase any new clothes for the majority of the year. This process allowed me to assess what I owned, wear things I had forgotten about, and purge clothes from my closet that were just taking up space.

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