The Isolation Journals with Suleika Jaouad

Suleika Jaouad
A newsletter for people seeking to transform life's interruptions into creative grist
Created 25 Mar 2021
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  • Prompt 176. The Five Lists
    01 Jan 2022 • 3 min read • 46 38
    Hi friend, In our household, the New Year is the most spiritually, creatively rich season. Jon and I both have rituals around it. In the days leading up, he always squirrels away in his studio with a ...
  • A New Year's Journaling Challenge
    01 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 15 4
    To usher us into this special time, I’ve curated a week’s worth of my favorite evergreen prompts and a guided meditation from my friend, the amazing breath coach Taylor Somerville. I’ve been doing bre...
  • A New Year's Breath Session
    31 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 16 0
    Art by Bruce Boyd and Tharien Smith To kick off the New Year, I asked my friend, former prompt contributor, and exceptional breath coach Taylor Somerville if he would put together a guided breath sess...
  • Prompt 175. Figs at the Mount of Temptations
    26 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 53 23
    Hi friend, I sprung out of the hospital in time for the holidays, and I’m home with my entire family for the first time in a very long time. It’s been so lovely to be together and revisit old Christma...
  • Studio Visits: Full Archive
    24 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 15 3
    Hi, friend! We posted our most recent Studio Visit with the amazing Lena Dunham. If you missed it—or if you simply want to watch the conversation again—you can find a link to it below, along with link...
  • Prompt 174. The Worst Gift I Ever Got
    19 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 35 12
    Kristen and Cat and a week’s worth of mail from this beloved community Hi friend, I’ve been thinking a lot about gifts. One of the most iconic was from Christmas more than a decade ago, when a brown p...
  • Prompt 173. Simplify, Simplify, Simplify!
    12 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 49 13
    Self-portrait by Behida Dolić Hi friend, Since returning to New York City, I’ve been living out of a suitcase. I left behind almost everything—books, tchotchkes, any and all clothing that was not soft...
  • Video Replay: Studio Visit with Lena Dunham
    09 Dec 2021 44 6
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  • Prompt 172. Doing Her Very Best
    05 Dec 2021 • 6 min read • 32 0
    Hi friend, Earlier this week, I had surgery to get a chemo port placed in my chest. (If you didn’t read my last email, where I shared the difficult news about my health, you can find it here.) When I ...
  • December: Studio Visit with Lena Dunham
    04 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 10 2
    Join us for Studio Visits A conversation series about the creative process, hosted by Suleika Jaouad. Learn from extraordinary artists as they share stories, failures, wisdom and instruction. For our ...
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