I ‘m looking at Grey Lines with Black, Blue and Yellow, a 1923 painting by Georgia O’Keeffe. This painting—the lines delineated to make the throbbing lavender folds look three-dimensional—is one that always makes me cross my legs. Perhaps O’Keeffe...
I used to be really proud of how little sleep I needed to function. I would brag about feeling bright-eyed and full of energy on 4 hours of sleep. It was one of my secrets to productivity— that I...
Photo Courtesy of Carolina Rodríguez for The Everygirl Summer, it seems, is making me nostalgic. The season of possibility, spontaneity, and play has me spending my days more leisurely, more relaxed, more aware and connected. The season of travel, gatherings,...
Photo by @danist07 on Unsplash As previously seen on Wit & Delight Editor’s Note: Many of us (myself included) have learned from personal experience that overwhelm can often lead to paralysis and inaction, whether in regard to work or personal to-do...
Image Courtesy of Danny G via Unsplash.com “People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” – Winnie the Pooh My therapist would get a good laugh at the thought of me writing this. Me, doing nothing? That’s funny.The...
Photo Courtesy of @ashleymaryart Creativity is good for the soul. The brain. The body. For happiness, joy, and connection. It’s a pretty good salve for a lot of what ails us in this hyperconnected, yet disconnected existence. Yea, yea, yea, you...
It’s 2020 and high time we stop minimizing mental health issues. So why do so many people joke about having seasonal affective disorder? Sometimes universal emotions like sadness are likened to the symptoms of mental illness, which really doesn’t...
Photo Courtesy of Cheree Lawrence at Oh So Busy Mum School’s out for summer. While my daughter is predictably ecstatic, I too find myself getting giddy with excitement about summer in a way I haven’t in YEARS. As a work-from-home-creative,...
Time. The elusive thing we all want more of, but can never seem to find. Fall especially seems to remind us of time’s passing, a little more quickly than the lazy days of summer. The season of change welcomes...
Photo by Ina Niehoff via Space Magazine Note: This article contains mention of alcoholism and addiction. If you or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse, please call the SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Helpline at 1.800.662.HELP...

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