Zoomed In: My Macro Obsession

Zoomed In: My Macro Obsession

I love to pretend that I'm an actual photographer. I say pretend, because in reality, the only things I know about the act of photography are from YouTube tutorials. I use a 55mm Nikon D3400 DSLR that's about 3 years old and was on sale at Costco for around $700, and I have a small [...]

Learning to Focus on Process instead of Production

Learning to Focus on Process instead of Production

Our self-worth tends to get tangled up in what we can produce. Like a lot of people, I constantly feel like I need to produce something. I need to have some indication that I have used my time "wisely" by having a product to show for it. Whether that "product" is a piece of art, [...]

Take A Hike: It Can Relieve Stress

Take A Hike: It Can Relieve Stress

Like everyone else, I have been weighed down by stress lately. So, my husband and I decided to head to the mountains for a short hike on Monday. I am a typical, Colorado gal, and I feel so much more relaxed in the mountains than I do anywhere else. Climbing up Rattlesnake Gulch The spot [...]

Coloring for Relaxation

Coloring for Relaxation

Coloring can bring about feelings of relaxation and remind us of childhood. For a lot of us, coloring is something that we stopped doing the older we became. We all put away our crayons and colored pencils, and took out our laptops and got "serious." Being an adult is serious business. There is an abundance [...]