Scars into Art

I don’t usually get emotional when I watch things, but this particular video really got to me. It was about a tattoo artist who will helps people cover scars. A woman who got scars from breast cancer and the self-image change she experienced after getting them covered.

I couldn’t go through too many of these videos, but the few that I saw did a great job showcasing the joy everyone felt when they saw the change. The before and after photos are really amazing. I didn’t realize how difficult it was to apply tattoos to raised scars and applaud the artists who tackle them.

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Drawing: Stars and Moon Collide

The past few weeks have been¬†quite a learning experience about how the mind can affect the body. My mood plummeted the furthest it has every gone. To whomever stumbles upon this post, before continuing on, please be warned that this post is a personal story about my depression and my efforts to bring myself out of the¬†recent slump. Continue reading Drawing: Stars and Moon Collide

(Almost) Daily Journaling

It has been one month after I made the commitment to write in my journals more frequently. Luckily, I remembered to add the date to each entry. Turns out I wrote every 1-3 days, which is not bad considering I expected an entry once a week. Overall, I managed to write 16 days out of the past 31. Wow! Looking back on what I recorded and what I experienced, I can confidently say that all those articles and blog posts about the benefits of daily writing were right. Continue reading (Almost) Daily Journaling