Dear relatives, My grandmother would have been 91 years old this week (Gemini love!). And this year, I’ll be celebrating her life in a way I never expected as I work toward opening an acupuncture clinic and mind-body center in my hometown. In between farm chores, I’ll get to design my dream office. I’ll be … Continue reading Creating a Green Office: The Before
Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to brand a business. Next summer I will be taking a course focused on how to manage a healthcare/healing arts practice. There’s a lot that goes into building and sustaining your own business. The legal, and financial components alone require serious inquire and thorough consideration. But I’ll save those details for another time. ;) Today, I’m thinking about the creative energy that goes into designing a logo, committing to a message, and promoting ones skill set. Continue reading “Botanical Powered Branding”
August is fast approaching, which means that autumn vibe are on their way. The change in season will also officially mark my third year in graduate school– where has the time gone? It’s wild to think that in two years I will be in my last semester, and on my way to transitioning back to life in the midwest. At the same time, I am beyond excited for all of the possibilities ahead!
As you know, I’ve been dreaming up my ideal green office full of botanicals, reclaimed wood, and open space. At this point, I’m still keeping the big picture in mind, and saving the decor details for later. Pintrest continues to be a useful tool as I think about how I want the overall layout to look and feel.
For example, I love the tan leather chairs and plant-filled nook from the image above found over at Apartment Therapy. I can easily imagine this as a perfect corner in a small office space.
One lesson I’ve learned in my 30’s is that you have to work with what you’ve got. Had someone sat me down to explain this back in the day, I may have been better equipped to handle the bullying I experienced on a daily basis. In the small town that I grew up in, I … Continue reading Style 004 / Word Up
I recently made a big career decision to quit my job, and work for myself again. If you are an artist, freelancer, or budding entrepreneur, you know how crazy scary this is! Tomorrow is my last day at the current gig, and it’s been an interesting experience balancing ‘new’ and ‘old’ work. It was … Continue reading Space For Opportunity
The prospect of making changes is something we all face this time of year. As 2015 approaches, there are so many things to be thankful for. The lessons learned, the challenges, the accomplishments, are all a part of what supports the process of internal, and external growth. This October, I celebrated my first year anniversary … Continue reading Art To Motivate The New Year