Food for Thought

  • The Magic of Giving ourselves Permission
    The Magic of Giving ourselves Permission

    Von Carmen Seijas

    For a long time, although I worked as a "freelance" my work schedule was more intense than that of any of my friends who worked on a 9 to 5...
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  • How I changed my relationship with Social Media
    How I changed my relationship with Social Media

    Von Carmen Seijas

    Photo by Carla Step  Yesterday I was reading a post that Vanja Vukelić wrote on her new website The Meadow, the post was called “Soul over brand: Navigating Social Media...
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  • Reflecting on Inspiration and Perfection
    Reflecting on Inspiration and Perfection

    Von Carmen Seijas

    Whenever someone asks me why I don't do sketches, why I don't think about a clear project, why I don't define what I'm going to do before doing it, my answer is because so much intentionality, so much looking for meaning destroys the creative experience for me. 
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  • Fighting your inner critic. How to change our internal dialogue
    Fighting your inner critic. How to change our internal dialogue

    Von Carmen Seijas

    If the concept of constantly fighting your inner critic sounds familiar, welcome to the club! It is part of the human experience.  Although it depends on the sensitivities and life...
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  • *Fe en el caos / Faith in Chaos *
    *Fe en el caos / Faith in Chaos *

    Von Carmen Seijas

    “Tu visión solo se volverá clara cuando puedas mirar en tu corazón. El que mira hacia fuera sueña y el que mira hacia dentro despierta”― Cart GustavJung En los momentos...
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  • The Paradox of Productivity against Creativity. 2
    The Paradox of Productivity against Creativity. 2

    Von Carmen Seijas

    About seven or eight years ago, I was interviewed by a friend for a magazine. We met at my house to have a tea and chat for three or four hours while our conversation was recorded.  I don't know with what divine patience she managed to make sense to my three-hour rambling, she decided to lead the interview with this iconic quote from Walt Whitman. Months later, when I read the interview, I realised how much she really knew me, because I had never felt so seen in a few words.
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  • The paradox of productivity against creativity
    The paradox of productivity against creativity

    Von Carmen Seijas

    I used to be a workaholic, it was something I was very proud of. I defended and justified my addiction daily.Over time I realized how wrong I was to reduce my self worth to my expectations on my productive capacities, I reached a point where my love for creation and the healing qualities it had for me all my life disappeared and they were replaced by heaviness, apathy and rejection.
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