What’s coming this summer 2021…

What’s coming this summer 2021…

Hi all! I'd like to share what I have planned for this summer for Lotus Laura! I have a lot of ideas for upcoming posts, but I haven't been able to get to them the way I used to. This first half of the year, I have been focusing hard on writing my first full-length [...]

Fashion Trends ~ Kawaii / Creepy-Cute / Pastel Goth

Fashion Trends ~ Kawaii / Creepy-Cute / Pastel Goth

Three very similar, yet completely distinct fashion trends: Kawaii, Creepy-cute, and Pastel Goth. These alternative styles are often mixed and matched. But they all have their own vibe. Kawaii Kawaii is a part of Japanese culture that equates to "cuteness." The literal translation of the word means the act of blushing, because something is so [...]

30-day challenge: WRITING RAINBOW (ORANGE) day 8: how do you get creative?

30-day challenge: WRITING RAINBOW (ORANGE) day 8: how do you get creative?

Getting creative requires feeling inspired and connecting to imagination. So in order for me to get creative, I need to be in touch with my emotions as opposed to feeling numb to them. So I could be feeling a lot, but if I'm not prepared to accept those feelings then I suffer a creative block. [...]

30-day Rainbow Challenge ~ day 1: (RED) List all the things you love.

30-day Rainbow Challenge ~ day 1: (RED) List all the things you love.

CatsTeaNature hikesThe colors pink, purple, turquoise. Good musicCactiWarm weatherRainPizzaRavioliAstrologyFeeling cozyDancingDarknessThe stars and cosmosBooksPlants EntheogensMeditationTarot cardsMysteriesPuzzlesCluesAnything trippy A good moviePlaying with my catDressing up just for fun and not because I have to.SingingBeing sillyTelling jokesLaughingHarmless pranksUpside down roller coastersAn occasional trashy magazineCandlesBeing by myselfAnimalsTie dyeChallenging myselfYogaTrying something newFinding an alternativeResearchingMy imaginationA comfortable dressGoing barefootNostalgiaRecord players and [...]

21 SIMPLE and NON-CONFORMING ways to celebrate Halloween

21 SIMPLE and NON-CONFORMING ways to celebrate Halloween

You don’t have to be a child going trick-or-treating in order to celebrate Halloween. You don’t have to dress up and you don’t even have to go out. It’s annoying to feel the pressure of participating in these modern rituals such as getting a costume, decorating, trick-or-treating, going out to a party or bar hopping, [...]