We all have fears that can be paralyzing and even overwhelming. Whether it’s a fear of the unknown, of failure, or of something more tangible, it can be difficult to face those fears head-on. Of all the four-letter words, “fear” might be the one that stirs up the greatest reaction.
My first self-date was a small and low-key adventure many years ago: a movie in the middle of the day. It felt amazing to finally conquer one of my worst fears and not having to be accompanied by someone. And this is when my confidence really set in. It was
This is me exhausted and the opposite of “put together”. I am smiling because even though I am tired, I showed up for myself and my goals. No, I did not hustle. But the opposite. I rested and binge watched Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. I needed this rest. I have been
Since we moved back to the country, I have started each morning with a walk. My daily walk is a walking meditation, a steadfast ritual to get my body moving, get some fresh air into my lungs, and to grab some time just to be out there, with myself, with
The recent passing of my mother made me realise that Grief is an intense sorrow after losing someone close, someone you love. I have been creating every single day since. My art allows me to express extreme emotions of anger and pain in a safe manner. It gives me a
Aaahh! The earthy aroma of clay… the scratchy feel of a quill pen on paper… the happy anticipation of planning a new watercolor painting. Art has been a source of much happiness and satisfaction for me since childhood. Okay, so I studied art at college-level, went on to teaching it,
Hi! I’m Anu. If this is your first time visiting The White Paper Creative blog, welcome! I’m so happy you’ve landed here. Whether we know each other well or we’re just connecting now, I consider it an honour to have you as a reader. In this first month of the
Yesterday I was at the mall and every store was promoting Women’s day! I am certain you’ve seen the hashtag on social media posts or heard a host on television referencing it. We are all familiar — at least on a surface level — with the International Women’s Day. I