A Day in the life of Very Sarie

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One of my goals for 2016 is to share a little bit more about me, my life, my passions and inspirations here in this blog. What better way to kick it off than to offer up a little glimpse into my daily life. 

I fully admit I'm a homebody + I work from home, so most days probably look a bit boring, but I'm perfectly ok with that. 

On an ideal day, I'm up by 6:30 or 7 am and I make my way to the kitchen and start the kettle for matcha tea. (Occasionally, I'll make coffee with the chemex, so I have some to offer to my guy when he gets up- that's his beverage of choice.)

Once I have my tea, I sit down for painting or lettering practice. I like to do it before I do anything else for the day so that I make sure to get in at least an hour. (I love to listen to podcasts while I'm painting.) 

After painting, it's breakfast time, then get showering and dressing for the day. Sometimes I can go back to painting, but most days, I jump on the computer, check emails, and organize my to do list. Then it's usually a few more hours on the computer- emailing, scanning, digitizing artwork, shop maintenance, etc (+ more tea)  before having lunch. 

After lunch, the two rascals and I take a quick stroll around the neighborhood. Then it's back on the computer, or back to drawing and painting to finish up the to-do list for the day. (And you guessed it- more tea. Actually, I pretty much have some sort of green or herbal tea at my desk all day.)

I love it when I'm able to finish up my day with a class at the yoga studio. I got really lazy about it towards the end of 2015, but I'm getting back into the groove now. I highly recommend having this time to move your body + focus and breathe at the end of the day. It calms me down and helps me put a close on the work day. 

Then it's home for dinner with my guy, and maybe a little TV time or reading before bed. I really don't deviate much from this schedule on the weekdays. I've found that because of my creative nature, my head is usually in the clouds, so the more I can put structure on my day, the more productive I am. How about you- are you a creature of habit too? Or do you just let each day unfold anew? Let me know in the comments!