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What's this all about then?

Updated: Feb 6, 2021


If you ever want to know why I am starting this blog, here is a short rundown


Work reached a point where the only solution was to resign


2019/2020 my feelings and experiences at work were intense. It induced a true depression at some point, which was one scary experience, I lost my voice, my autonomy, remembered and collected trauma.


Maybe one day I will get into it - but until then what is important to know, is I realised I was living an existence I was not happy with, and had been for many years, and every shred of hope that re-spawned within me was drained by work related issues.


I finally understood that components of work just were, everyone was doing their best and my values and expectations just did not align. That helped me let go, because I realised it would not get better, and I had done enough work on my mind to also not blame everything on the entity I worked for.

Year ahead of me!


I have a year ahead of me with no solid plans to re-enter the work force. That's scary as I have been working since I was 17! A disembodied Indian Uncle voice in my head keeps saying "You layabout b**tard!". However now I am at a place in my life where I can afford to have this immense privilege of taking a break, so please Uncle in my head, chill.


The only calling in my heart right now is art. Since 2019 this has been the one thing that has helped me stay out of the darkest of holes. I am aware that I have much trauma to heal, gratitude to express, and art is my way to do that.


So I have decided to spend the next year on doing art/learning so I can see how far I can progress to skill-wise as an artist. I would love to have the ability to render whatever is in my mind, onto the canvas. Maybe one day even teach and help others like I have been helped. In order to do this, I need to learn, practise, share. Do the work!


So here I am!


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"Anything is possible if you have enough nerve" Ginny Weasley

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Reensarai
Reensarai
24. Aug. 2021

it is so interesting as you cultivate your creativity and live the artist life you will receive so many insights and healings.I had been creating art for 5 years.5 years that started while in a sucky job.while in recovery from that.Releasing so much to reconnect to the fire of my inner child,and curiosity of my past teenage self.Sharing the art is the most vulnerable act.. getting feed back is too.You get to chose.You are not alone.You get to make this creative journey uniquely you too.In awe and in compassion at the same time as I reflect on myself and witness you.Looking forward to the upcoming blog posts...placing a little love here..

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Reensarai
Reensarai
17. Feb. 2021

I so relate to what you share here.Art gave me some place and space where my "rigid" professional step ladder has not.It give som3 release to a lot of grief or confusions.Art is a vehicle to travel forward,eventually it connected me to the dreams of my "inner child".The inner child that was excited for a quest of the profession step ladder,tools of curiosity,passion and chasing the light of life.Now I dream to combine the two.As art was originally part of a discipline to teach and communicate in ancient times.It is through art the like "hearted" and like "minded" unite to rest and reflect together.These are words that emerge from my reflection after reading your words here.Along your art journey you…


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