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I would echo @Celine ‘s comment. I found this piece spoke to me deeply on multiple levels - creative, philosophical, and soul. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and insights with us 🙏

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your recent pieces have resonated with me so deeply, as i try to redefine my own relationship with my creativity. thank you for sharing such beautiful sentiments!

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I enjoyed this.

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This was fuckin awesome, Isabel! It's going to be really useful to me. This also felt like rereading of Michael Singer's book The Untethered soul which has been very influential to me.

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oh gosh, i agree with this so much! much of my creative practice is removing distractions so the noise in my head goes down, and i can think clearly. Writing comes much easier then!

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Loved this text. Tks a lot. :)

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I really needed to hear this. Thank you so much!

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Thanks for this essay Isabel. I liked how you framed presence as a process of returning to the moment after you notice your thoughts pulling you away (often driven by discomfort). And as you wrote, it's exhausting to always be running a thought loop that analyzes what people think of you!

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I truly enjoyed this read. It resonates so much. Thank you💐

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I love the part where you define creativity as being comfortable with ourselves. This act of authentic self-expression is indeed an act of love and respect towards oneself. I don't believe one can truly love oneself unless we let our own egoistical and social emotional guard downs.. But it's so hard to self-express what is unique to you when you want to belong.

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