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…

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I am a Fraud.

For the past couple of days I’ve been having a pretty serious identity crisis. I honest to god don’t know who I am anymore. Which is ironic considering that just a couple of posts ago I was preaching about having to be more authentic (it’s a process I suppose). On this blog I’ve been pretty honest. Posting…

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Routine

Since I have been in Romania I have started, freshly showered, mask on, setting myself up in the kitchen to brew a tea and self reflect. I tend to write in my journal, write blog posts, or watch youtube videos while sipping on some combination of a “sleepy time” tea usually mixed with mint and/or…

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Authenticity

Guilty! At times I get a bit so caught up in what “image” I am trying to put up that I stop doing and being who I am in order to portray something that is expected of me. Reality isn’t pretty. Reality isn’t camera ready, or constantly happy. Most of all social media isn’t real.…

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one day at a time

I am an advocate for mental health. However I’ve noticed that I don’t practice what I preach. Emotionally and mentally I have gone through a pretty rough time – and although physically I’ve rebounded fairly quuckly, my mental state is not as strong as I wish it was. To be completly honest with myself, and…

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