Chelsea Granger is an artist and illustrator based in Connecticut whose work is grounded in love, earth magic, and collective liberation. In this conversation we talk about:

  • Why creating a morning ritual assists in invoking the energy you want to feel in the day
  • Why inviting slower energy welcomes the space for creative projects to arise
  • What it means to make the shift from making art to trusting the pure flow of our creative potential
  • The contrast between service and success as an artist
  • How death has a way of clarifying your core values, and lets you see what really matters with clearer vision
  • How the horror of death can serve as a portal to gifts of healing and more vibrant states of being
  • Why community is so imperative in keeping you afloat while you experience the pain of death
  • What it means to navigate the surreal shock and strangeness of sudden death
  • Why sharing about the process of grief and death is so meaningful in a society that doesn’t talk about it at all
  • How choosing life changes your relationship with death
  • What it means to show up when people die
  • How death brings both great despair and great acts of love at the same time
  • How depression has the ability to unplug you from everything you love and enjoy, and leave you feeling ashamed
  • What it means to trust the ones you love and how they hold your true vision when you can’t see yourself clearly anymore
  • Why grief has its own timeline and can be a long process
  • Why coming to life with more aliveness is such a potent way to honour the person you have lost
  • How grief changes you from darkness to lightness
  • How the things that don’t serve you through your grief process sift themselves out
  • How by fully allowing yourself to feel grief, you release the grip of your shadows

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