55: Living a Fulfilling Life of Love and Art w/ Nate Proctor

How can you confront your past struggles and use it to find your purpose? Today's guest, Nate Proctor, is a “curator of love and art” who combines his love for art and literature to start online discussion about mental health and self-care. In this episode, Aileen and Nate talk about Instagram as a space of acceptance, the power of writing letters to strangers, and how struggle brings you closer to where you're supposed to be.

In this episode we explore:
  • 1:17 – Nate's homeless journey + Discovering the power of poetry
  • 7:05 – How writing brought Nate to Columbia University
  • 8:33 – Greatest lessons learned – Know who you are + Know you have power.
  • 12:22 – Combining art and literature into a space of acceptance on Instagram
  • 14:05 – The success of Love Letters to Strangers
  • 18:21 – Nate's advice to his 24 year old self – Confront the struggle.
Show Notes
  • Struggle is not only a part of life, but can be a part of who we can become.
  • The most beautiful people in life are those that have struggled.

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Interview with author and speaker Nate Proctor | Lavendaire | curator of love and art | personal growth | lifestyle design | self help | self development | mental health | poetry
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