“I Thought I Could Never Make a Living From Art”

Candice Leyland, watercolour artist and art teacher, never imagined she’d be where she is today: making a living from her art. As a writer, I can empathize. One stereotype that still exists is that of the starving artist (or writer). In this…

7 Tips to an Enjoyable Journalling Ritual

Journalling can be healing, fun, exciting, or a drag (especially if you set up too many expectations for yourself). If you’re looking to journal, here are a few tips to keep in mind so that your journalling ritual is enjoyable and not…

Journalling for almost 30 Years and Counting: Now What?

A stack of personal journals, two deep.

I’ve been journalling for almost three decades and have just as many journals (30 of them). I travel down memory lane once in awhile, but other than that, they sit in my closet, waiting to be discovered by my kids when they’re…