Inspiration! Roundup: Changing the Past, Vampires on Vacay, Paper Wigs, and More!

A roundup of inspirational things, including drinking tea, changing the past, going on vacation with a vampire, and monica hernandez's selfie art.
This Week's "I want to go to there": Just gimme all your tea.
Photo by Jason Leung.

The Past

A lot of the time, when celebrities or influential people are asked what they would change about their past, they say that they wouldn't change a thing because it "made them who they are today."

That's good and all, but sometimes I wonder what I could have been if, for example, I hadn't hated myself for 25 years of being alive. That's why I love playwright Eve Ensler's answer to the question:

"I would have honoured my body, I would have lived inside it, cherished it and protected it."

Read more from this interview with The Guardian here.

Vampires on Vacay

Love this photo series by Instagram artist Lauren Servideo depicting a vampire on vacation.

Netflix Partners with Canadian Indigenous Artists

I was pretty excited to see that Netflix is partnering with Indigenous artists in Canada to create some new content. I can't wait to see the work that comes from this!

Three Things

“In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.”
-Jack Kornfield

The letting go can be really hard, can't it?

Wigging Out

Asya Kozina's paper wigs are in-freaking-credible.

Ikea Living Rooms

I know this is advertising, but I really love Ikea's new campaign, recreating some famous TV living rooms using only their furniture. It looks pretty good!

(Also, when I first typed the heading "Ikea Living Rooms" it autocorrected to "Ikean", and now I think we should call all living rooms or homes decorated mostly through Ikea furniture Ikean.)

Mónica Hernández

Mónica Hernández is a painter and illustrator, and her work is gorgeous, but what really grabbed my attention is that her Instagram feed, unlike most artists, is not a collection of her artwork. It's all self-portraits in her studio.

They are beautifully composed, sometimes silly, and often sexy, and I love them!

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