Here are a collection of some of my favorite posts (and other media) about some of my favorite topics {life, work, being an artist, doing what you love, poetry}

Let Your Heart Sing. My post about something I’m insanely passionate about—doing what you love in this life.

Do You Know What Makes Your Heart Sing? a little animation I made on this subject too! Can you tell that I think this is important?!

The Moment I Knew my story about the moment I knew art was my path {and always had been} in the form of a guest post on the wonderful blog Momentum Gathering.

Finding A Job that Jives with Your Creative Practice: what I’ve learned about finding a day job/part time job that supports your creative work but doesn’t kill your soul.

It Doesn’t Have to Be Good, and The Art of Procrastination. I truly truly believe this is completely key to actually doing what you love! This is my take on it.

It’s OK to Be Afraid. Fear gets me down too, and this is one of many posts I’ve written about it.

My poetry podcast series, where I share all of my random favorite poems aloud. Yay for poetry!

My Life as an Artist posts where I talk about this journey I’m on—you know, the one where I try to make what I love {art} into my living.

A post about fear upon a mountain top: how the scariest thing is really in your head.

Welcome to Your Wild Creative Life, a guest post I did on—you guessed it: living a wonder-filled, wild, creative life—whether you think you’re creative or not.

Elizabeth Gilbert’s Talk on Creativity—you don’t want to miss this—an absolutely beautiful inspiring talk about being creative.

Krista Vernoff on Committing to Thrive as an Artist–don’t miss this either—if you’ve ever been discouraged about wanting to make a living as an artist, here’s your comeback.

6 Responses to “Inspiration for YOU”


  1. 1 artproject2010 August 23, 2010 at 8:00 pm

    I loved Elizabeth Gilber’s talk on creativity. Thanks for recommending it!

  2. 2 Jessie November 28, 2011 at 10:08 pm

    hello lovely lady :). I came across your ‘let your heart sing’ video as i started searching for a way to find what it is that makes mine sing! I have no idea what it is yet, but am determined to find it :). I just wanted to let you know that i thought the video was beautiful and it moved me to tears. I found your website and i think your art is gorgeous. You give me the impression of a beacon of loving light in this world and i just wanted to say thank you. I hope for a world in the not too distant future where all beings can follow their heart the way you do.
    Many blessings
    Jess

  3. 5 Martine Aiyana February 9, 2012 at 11:16 am

    What a sweet little blog. Shine on :)


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Hello there! My name is Nicole K. Docimo, and I am an artist and writer from the U.S.A. but currently residing in Zurich, Switzerand. Thank you for visiting my blog!

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