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Words written true to my heart and healing to my soul.

May you find something that speaks to you, heals you, or makes you smile, just as it did for me.

Truly Tuyet

Just me being me ^_^

I Can Help You Smile Again

One of my past boyfriends gifted me this panda bear when we were out at a fair. (I whooped his butt at a game, and the concession stand dude made him pay for the prize lol). A few months...

Being Present for the Past

I drew this as a result of a past guilt I had placed on myself.
I knew it was guilt.
If I didn’t get so emotional.
If only I was aware of my emotions, I could have prevented this from happening.
From losing this relationship and hurting someone I really loved.

Letting Myself Be Angry

An aside from Being Present for the Past *** I remember when I was having an argument with my mom and I couldn't hold back my anger anymore. I let myself be angry. I could feel it. I...

Please tell me how you are feeling

Please please please. Please tell me how you are feeling. Tell me what you're thinking. The reason why I recovered from the pain I endured with you Was so I can help you get over it too....

Nothing to Prove

I am dreaming again. I didn't think I could do this again after I burned and crashed this past winter. I had worked so hard on a project, an online course. Only to realize later that the...

It Hurts to Talk About This…

It hurts to talk about this. To think back on the time that hurt so badly.

But I know I want to talk about it. So here goes:

Two months before 2018, I had started creating an online course called Artist Alley for Beginners to help artists get started selling at artist alleys at conventions. I did this to create a more conscious version of my first online course, The Profitable Convention Artist.

I am Quitting Conventions

https://youtu.be/pRZ8NhdW91k As some of you have heard from my social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter), I’m not planning to sell my artwork at conventions anymore. I’ve been...

Art

Stories and words around my art

Hold Space for the Pain

"Sense the pain Feel the pain See it for what it is And just allow it to BE... That is love and acceptance" . Very often we walk around carrying with us enormous pain. We may or may not be aware of...

Being Present for the Past

I drew this as a result of a past guilt I had placed on myself.
I knew it was guilt.
If I didn’t get so emotional.
If only I was aware of my emotions, I could have prevented this from happening.
From losing this relationship and hurting someone I really loved.

I Can Help You Smile Again

One of my past boyfriends gifted me this panda bear when we were out at a fair. (I whooped his butt at a game, and the concession stand dude made him pay for the prize lol). A few months...

Videos

Randomness and words caught on camera

My Open Letter to My Ex

https://youtu.be/32uhix1gR8A My open letter to my ex filmed and edited last year: I never thought I’d record a letter of gratitude to an ex... Let alone let the whole world know. But for an...

I am Quitting Conventions

https://youtu.be/pRZ8NhdW91k As some of you have heard from my social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter), I’m not planning to sell my artwork at conventions anymore. I’ve been...

In A Heartbeat – Animated Short | A “Cute” Reaction (Beware of Squeals)

https://youtu.be/aKBIGbtAhHM Apparently I lose all forms of vocabulary when I react to nothing but cuteness. Here I react to the animated short film "In a Heartbeat" by Beth David and Esteban Bravo....
I Can Help You Smile Again

I Can Help You Smile Again

One of my past boyfriends gifted me this panda bear when we were out at a fair. (I whooped his butt at a game, and the concession stand dude made him pay for the prize lol). A few months later, we broke up and as much as I wanted to forget and move on from...

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Being Present for the Past

Being Present for the Past

I drew this as a result of a past guilt I had placed on myself.
I knew it was guilt.
If I didn’t get so emotional.
If only I was aware of my emotions, I could have prevented this from happening.
From losing this relationship and hurting someone I really loved.

read more

Letting Myself Be Angry

An aside from Being Present for the Past *** I remember when I was having an argument with my mom and I couldn't hold back my anger anymore. I let myself be angry. I could feel it. I just let my emotions go. And yes, even though the neighbors probably...

read more

Please tell me how you are feeling

Please please please. Please tell me how you are feeling. Tell me what you're thinking. The reason why I recovered from the pain I endured with you Was so I can help you get over it too. So please don't hide. Don't hide from me. You do not need to suffer...

read more

Nothing to Prove

I am dreaming again. I didn't think I could do this again after I burned and crashed this past winter. I had worked so hard on a project, an online course. Only to realize later that the course was not what I wanted to do. And so... I stopped working. I...

read more

It Hurts to Talk About This…

It hurts to talk about this. To think back on the time that hurt so badly.

But I know I want to talk about it. So here goes:

Two months before 2018, I had started creating an online course called Artist Alley for Beginners to help artists get started selling at artist alleys at conventions. I did this to create a more conscious version of my first online course, The Profitable Convention Artist.

read more

My Open Letter to My Ex

My open letter to my ex filmed and edited last year: I never thought I’d record a letter of gratitude to an ex... Let alone let the whole world know. But for an experience that wasn’t all roses and daisies, this was very therapeutic and...

read more

I am Quitting Conventions

As some of you have heard from my social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter), I’m not planning to sell my artwork at conventions anymore. I’ve been thinking about this for a while, and I feel that it’s best for me to focus my...

read more
Hold Space for the Pain

Hold Space for the Pain

"Sense the pain Feel the pain See it for what it is And just allow it to BE... That is love and acceptance" . Very often we walk around carrying with us enormous pain. We may or may not be aware of it. But if something came up when you hear "pain," it's probably...

read more