There are so many articles, workshops and podcasts centered around the idea of mindfulness practices, and how they can improve your overall health and happiness. While scientists are divided on the topic (with many pointing out the need for more large-scale research),Psychologist David Creswell, Director of the Health and Human Performance Laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, thinks it can help.
I first met Dora at one of our events in our showroom. After chatting with her, I realized that she painted the amazing murals inside and outside of Freedom Apothecary, which are SO beautiful. We were so excited to visit her home and studio to learn more about her creative process and chat about how she manages being a mama of three and a successful artist. -Amy
We’d recently been reading more and more about the benefits of daily sketching when an artist named Kate Lewis began tagging us in posts about her morning drawings using our Hand-Dipped Marble Sketchbook. To learn more about daily sketching and its positive effects, we spoke with Kate about the changes she has seen since implementing her practice.