From July, 2018

Falling of the Wagon | Dog Mind

Falling of the wagon, getting off track, slipping up. Whatever you wanna call it – I’ve been there, you’ve been there, your neighbor’s dog has been there. We tend to put an incredible amount of pressure on ourselves to be perfect and to achieve our goals. The moment we don’t act up to the standards…

Lion Mind

For the past four days I have been using the app “Headspace” in order to start being more active about my meditation and more mindful in my actions. I really like the app because it keeps track of your progress and gives you a counting feature for your meditations, so you can have “streaks” like…

Brand vs. Person

As I am creating my brand I find myself more and more aware that there is a difference between the brand Micalilu and me, the girl, Lilu. I want to be able to put my art and thoughts out into the world, and in order to do this I have to create this brand, this persona, in order to distance myself from…

Coconut Flaked Pandispan

My grandmother is wonderful at cooking food, but her desserts are unmatched to anything you can buy. Here is her recipe for a chocolate-coconut crusted cake. If you would like to skip reading I have attached the youtube video for this recipe at the bottom of the post! The cake is spongy and moist, and melts…

My Promise to my Hair

If you follow me on instagram you might have seen that I recently chopped off my hair. I’ve wanted long hair, and have been growing it out for the past two years – so it wasn’t my favorite thing to let go of those 5 inches. But I had to. Those five inches were fried beyond…