49: Art, Magic, and Mindful Rituals w/ Yumi Sakugawa

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Are you incorporating magic into your creative practice? Today's guest, Yumi Sakugawa, is a comic book artist inspired by the universe and her own experiences as an Asian American woman. In this episode, Aileen and Yumi delve deep into creativity and darkness, how art pushes us towards an ideal future, and mindful morning routines.

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18: Sharing Your Voice w/ Priska

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This week I interview singer/songwriter Priska (Priscilla Liang) who’s currently running a Kickstarter campaign to fund her debut EP. I’ve known Priska for years and I am so proud of her for all she is and all she’s doing. Listen as she shares her story on how she started writing, what she stands for, and why … Read more

BTS: Photoshoot with Lavendaire

Check out the behind the scenes vlog for my first photoshoot for Lavendaire~ Also, here’s an exclusive preview shot: ⤜ CREDITS ⤛ Photographer: Daniel Nguyen { Nuggets McAdams } Daniel Nguyen Photography https://www.d-nguyenphotography.com/ Instagram: @dnguyenphotography Assistant/Creative: Clay Boonthanakit { Dumplings McAdams } https://www.youtube.com/user/ClaydohBoon BTS Videographer: Tiger Souvannakoumane { The Tiger } https://www.youtube.com/user/mrtigerrr I’m excited to … Read more

Going Full Lavendaire

Recently, I’ve decided to transition all of my creative work under the name Lavendaire. I posted on Facebook: I don’t like separating my music from my vlogs from my writing and I also don’t want to manage multiple accounts on social media; I just want to post everything in one place since everything I do is … Read more

Tinashe – 2 On (Lavendaire Remix)

Tinashe – 2 On (Lavendaire Remix) I’m excited to share my first remix under Lavendaire with you all! I started this remix a couple weeks ago, but I got into a super creative mode starting yesterday and felt like finishing this remix. I was in total flow last night and today; I worked on the remix from midnight … Read more

Reflection: How I’ve Changed in the Past Year

// Subscribe to Lavendaire to get notified of new videos weekly //  How have you changed in the past year? In what ways did you grow and what lessons did you learn? I thought I’d open up the question to see what everyone has been learning about themselves. It’s so interesting to reflect and see how much … Read more

Fighting Resistance (The War of Art / Life)

Resistance – it’s that weird force that keeps us from doing what we really want to do. Resistance doesn’t want us to grow, it wants us to stay the same. Resistance loves comfort. The War of Art has recently opened my eyes to how resistance can lurk everywhere in our lives, and if we’re not … Read more