Practices of mixed media art-making and visual journaling cultivate insight into the nature of the creative process and its multiple relations to tender stories of loss and mend. Enriched by self trust and acceptance, images, photographs, papers, paints, words, lines, threads, and other alternative materials, entwine to make expressive, complex, and extremely personal creations. It's all about one's willingness to reveal vulnerability and rawness for the sake of true creative freedom, growth, and a deep sense of interconnectedness to all. Experiencing honest journeys takes precedence over producing beautiful outcomes. Ultimately, these processes are about depicting the fluidity of life, about effortlessly carrying one's self from one place to another, and about connecting to a larger world than our own.