Read: The Prosperous Heart

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Wow, this book is the third Julia Cameron book that I’ve blogged about already!

The Prosperous Heart: Creating a Life of “Enough” complements The Artist’s Way and Finding Water‘s themes on creativity in an area where most artists struggle with: finances.

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Listen: Black Star by Mos Def & Talib Kweli

Sometimes it’s not just a song that shapes you. It’s an album. (Remember those??) Times have changed. But I do remember buying this CD in a record store during a trip to LA. with money saved from my allowance. Gosh this album changed me. This changed me. Mos Def x Talib Kweli forever. I thank the soul who uploaded the full album online. Pass it on.

Meet: Alli Sim, Aromatherapy Artisan and Founder of Mmerci Encore

AlliAlli Sim is a modern-day beauty alchemist, tinkering with the right essential oils and natural ingredients to create heavenly skincare products that benefit the skin and psyche.Passionate about the art of aromatherapy and DIY skincare since her days in Australia, she successfully finds a gentle way to caress the body and mind.

As a writer and former beauty editor of Harper’s Bazaar Singapore, Alli has spent hours researching and testing different beauty products that helped shape her own product standards. The result of that experience is her bespoke, apothecary-style brand,Β Mmerci Encore, based out of Singapore. The purity of her hand-made products is subtle at first, but eventually their rich, potent aromas leave you with a deeper appreciation for your personal care rituals.

And while I always mention the importance of self-love on this blog, Alli actually creates tangible, natural products for the acts of self-love. Meet the woman who bridged these ideas and acts the right way… Meet Alli.

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