Shipping Art 101

A Comprehensive Guide to the Art of Shipping and Packaging

Shipping is hard...simply because this part of the process is completely out of our control. However, there are steps you can do prior to the shipping process to ensure that your art arrives at its final destination in pristine condition. I work at a UPS store as my day job, and have had to ship my art - plus - the art of other people in all shapes, forms, materials, age, and value. Here are some tips and tricks I have gathered over my time packaging art to help others who have little idea where to start or just need a few pointers here and there. I hope this guide can help you in any way it can. 

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The Art of Slowing Down: In Finding Happiness #1

I want to live with meaning and intention.

Sometimes I forget - And in this day and age, it is so very easy to do so. We're taught to live so fast: to grow up fast, to learn fast, and to not get left behind.

Lately, it feels like time is running out... when in the larger picture, it really isn't. Not really. 

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How to Identify Feelings of Hatred in Yourself: A Talk on Hate & Love

You might not know hatred.

I...didn't know hatred. For the longest time.

And perhaps you are like me - so, I figured I'd write this. Words on hatred...and words on love.

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How to Be a Successful Student For Life

We've been taught to learn wrong

Generally, we are taught from the direction out to in:

We take in information from our mentors, our environment, our books and notes and teachings, and that's what learning was for much of our life. It's the easy way to learn - but the knowledge we learn that way usually ends up only good for the short-term; The next semester, the next year, the moment we are told to learn something else - we perceive that new material as something new. Completely new.

And that isn't true.

 

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Between Our Eyes That Fall

A blog post dedicated to my poetry book because it's been a while since I've talked about it. 
(And I don't want this to be forgotten.)

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How To Be Productive & Stop Procrastination

Here are some tips to stop procrastinating and start being more productive to do everything you want to do in life - And more.

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100+ Instagram Hashtags for Book Lovers

100+ Instagram Hashtags for Book Lovers

I'm back with another collection of Instagram hashtags - this time, for all you book lovers out there. I'm a self-published author plus avid book lover, so here's a list of hashtags I often use on my Instagram account for my poetry book, plus more that I've stumbled upon in my research. I hope these hashtags help you find your tribe of book lovers because there's plenty of us to go around ;) 

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The Key to Stopping Self-Comparison: And Return to a More Joyful Life

Please - 

Understand. You are perfect. As you are. And as you will become. 

 

Here is a message to anyone struggling with self-comparison.

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Book Review: The Mastery of Love

A Toltec is an artist of Love,
an artist of the Spirit,
Someone who is creating every moment,
every second, the most beautiful art -
The Art of Dreaming.

Life is nothing but a dream,
and if we are artists,
then we can create our life with Love
and our dream becomes
a masterpiece of art.

Here is my book review of The Mastery of Love by Don Miguel Ruiz.

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