Blog | Hira S Ahmed
Curation of designs, blog posts, podcast episodes, illustrations and photographs of Hira's own work. The aesthetic will speak to a simple, slow, intentional…
Built a ton of wonderful habits that make me feel joyful and great in my body. It includes a morning routine, morning pages/ journaling, going to yoga three times a week, getting out of the house more often, going for meetups locally and seeking help in the form of therapy. Read this to know the wonderful habits that I have built. #creativity #creatives #smallcreativebusiness #nonfiction #intentionalliving #creativitycoaching #intentionalliving #creativeliving
Following the should do's is what we are taught to do and it is not that easy to break that pattern and follow what you are deeply, madly and wildly passionate about instead. Read this letter about why I think it is so important to follow our must do's instead of the should do's for living an intentional, slow and meaningful life #intentionalliving #creativeliving #smallcreativebusiness
If you dream of building a creative work and life practice that works for you, it all has to come from you. If we start listening and believing what everyone else is saying and doing, we lose ourselves in that noise. I want to share my own experience of learning that actually what I needed to learn was to believe in myself.
What do you think happiness is? Over the years, I have learned that happiness and joy is something you choose. It is something sacred, something that comes from the inside when you make a choice to be happy. #whatmakesmehappy #createjoy #createhappiness #findinghappiness #sharehappiness #pursuitofjoy #sharehappy #sharejoy #sharinghappiness #focusonthepositive #growthroughit #growyourself
Stepping aside from what we think our days are supposed to look like and asking ourselves, how I want my ideal day to look like can create space for ourselves to be seen, heard and understood by our own selves. Read this to know what questions to ask for making your time creative #creativejournal #goodnewsfeed #creativethoughts #innovativeideas #focusonthepositive #growyourself #mindsetgoals #personalgrowthcoach
I am just starting to lean into the embracing the year slowly and soulfully. Instagram seems to be fully taken over by the January intentions and all the planning and I am choosing not to feel overwhelmed by that. I am taking a slower approach and trying my best to let go of the pressure to ride along and not left behind. I really hope you too are embracing a pace that works well for you. Read more about my slow, simple and creative intentions on the blog #simpleliving #slowliving #slow #mindful
Do you struggle with the concept of originality and it is all been done before then why even bother concept? I am sharing some helpful tips, resources and some personal experiences + thoughts to help you navigate this constant struggle #creativeliving #simplecreativelife #slowcreativeliving
Here are the five books non-fiction books that I highly recommend reading to anyone who recognise themselves as creatives and artists. These books have helped me in seeing things in a new light. They have made me feel less alone and more hopeful in my creative journey. Click through to read. #creativity #creatives #smallcreativebusiness #nonfiction #intentionalliving #creativitycoaching
One of the most important lessons that I've learned ever since I started a creative business was this - trusting that all the answers you are seeking are all inside of you already, trusting your own inner mentor's voice and tuning into your own intuition rather than constantly looking outwards to find answers #slowcreativelife #creativeliving #wholehearted #innermentor
Give it a read in case, you are looking for a simpler way to make things happen on your own terms. I want to share a rather simple way to make a simple 12 months plan that works for me hoping that it will also help you to dream, simplify, organize, plan and create in a way that would serve the best for you.
Remember, you always have a choice. This is where “Art of conscious living” comes in. I am here to remind you and myself alike to not blindly follow, question and redefine the rules on our own terms consciously considering where we are at in our lives and what feels right for us. #drawingideas #creativeideas #inspiredart #followart #artideas #artblogger#creativeideas #inspiredart #followart #artideas #artblogger
Getting visible and sharing what’s on my mind. I have been working from home for quite a while now, but I had never been able to maintain a schedule and before the pandemic, I was finding myself in need of having a loose structure around my days. I still don’t like to wake up with an alarm. I still prefer waking up naturally. I understand that is also a privilege. #creativity #creatives #smallcreativebusiness #nonfiction #intentionalliving #creativitycoaching #intentionalliving #creativeliving
A huge part of building our creative work and life practice is feeling afraid and doing the scary things anyway. In this episode, I am sharing how I have learned to feel the fear and how I keep showing up despite feeling afraid. I am also sharing a visualisation exercise for the times when you feel oh so afraid #creativeblock #creativeliving #slowcreativelife
As being a multi-passionate myself, I used to find it really hard to find my focus. Too many ideas and too many directions that I feel being pulled towards so have developed a system and a structure to move forward and not let it become a block. I wrote this ebook using my own experience of running around in circles to help you find your focus being a multi-passionate. There are some helpful exercises and journaling prompts to help you find your own answers #creativeliving #multi-passionate