The past few weeks have felt so stressful.
It's been 3 months since I packed my things and flew across the country to make a new home in Virginia. I'm really in love with where I live, and feel so grateful to be here. But it's definitely proving to be an adjustment.
My life has undergone so many dramatic changes over the past few years, I think it's easy for me to underestimate sometimes just how challenging these big transitions can be.
So when the adrenaline from the move has worn off and I still find myself struggling to find work, make friends, get my life together! - I sort of freak out and get down on myself for not being more adaptable, self-sufficient, completely perfect and awesome in every way...
It's good to pause and take a step back to notice these things. Especially since my tendency to expect super-human performance from myself can really hinder the creative process!
Last night I was able to let go for a few hours and just surrender to the flow of creation.
I love carving block prints. It's such a meditative process.
These cards and more are available for purchase at my Etsy shop!
Drop by sometime and take a gander :)