7 Grounding Techniques You Can Do Right Now to Feel More Present
Dissociation can be highly distressing. You should know that while feeling numb and disconnected may be unpleasant, dissociation is extremely common and treatable. Here are 7 grounding techniques you can do yourself to feel more present.
New Paper Birds Playlist: Mental Health Shorts
Dissociation: A Brief Look 🧠 For whatever reason, I just didn’t really feel like editing Paper Birds yesterday so I decided to work on the project in another way. I threw together this short video late last night in Canva, and I think I’ll probably do a few more on various facets of mental health/trauma.…
Slices of Life: College Kids
Slices of Life: College Kids Spent yesterday evening taking pictures with friends after class. It was nice getting to do something creative just for fun again—it’s been awhile!
Photographing Mattel’s Paramedic Barbie for 1stRCF
In hopes of highlighting the heroes of the Pandemic, in conjunction with releasing six dolls inspired by real frontline workers, Mattel also created a nurse, doctor and paramedic Barbie for their “Play it Forward” campaign. For each doll sold at Target, Mattel donated $5 to the First Responders Children’s Foundation (1stRCF). During my internship (2021),…
Spent today editing Paper Birds. I’m guessing most my days will look like this leading up to the conference in April. Nothing to see here, folks. Just an aunt and her apprentice.
Production Day: New PB Film Stills!
We had a production day dedicated exclusively to b-roll this past weekend for Paper Birds. This was the first time seeing myself on screen for this piece where I actually felt like me. Huge shoutout to Reed Donnelly, Spencer Seikel and Amber Stuart for making that possible. Excited for future shoots and to present our…
My First Grant As a Documentarian!
Sometimes I’m hesitant to share good news because I get scared it’ll cause the pendulum to swing the other way, but I’m a bit too excited for caution today: As 2022 was coming to a close, it felt like things were going wrong left and right. My one and only hard drive failed, losing access…
I started a tradition a few years back on my art page where I’d share a bit of wisdom on my birthday. This won’t be super profound as this years post was a bit last minute, but here it goes: 1. Showing a stranger kindness will 100% make your day better. 2. You’re a sentient…