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  • Emily Cortes

Self Love path: A colourful Voyage of Personal Growth

Updated: Nov 19, 2023

Hello everyone!, I'm Emily, an illustrator deeply passionate about capturing emotions and experiences through my artwork. In today's post, I want to share a topic very close to my heart: Personal growth and the ongoing journey towards self-love.


The journey of personal growth and self love path is intricate and multifaceted. It extends beyond self-acceptance to encompass self-discovery, self-appreciation, and the cultivation of self-confidence. In a world teeming with comparisons across all levels and aspects, embarking on this journey is not only important but also fundamental and essential.


One thing that has greatly aided me is using illustration as a form of reflection. While some people express themselves through writing or photography, each of us has our unique way of articulating our feelings. For me, my illustrations are more than just art; they are snapshots of my soul's journey. Each piece is a blend of thoughts, feelings, and reflections, vividly captured in the language of colors and shapes.


My greatest partner in this self love path:


A key companion on this journey is "colour". Colours are perfect for representing feelings. For instance, vibrant reds and oranges symbolize passion and courage, while calming blues and greens evoke healing and tranquility. Each hue narrates a story, a chapter in my journey towards understanding and loving myself.


I encourage you to try it. Find your ideal way to connect with yourself. If you're like me, use illustration as a tool to delve into your deepest thoughts and feelings, let colours speak to you, helping you to understand and articulate your emotions. Journey at your own pace; personal growth is not a race. Remember, you are engaging with the most important person in your life: YOU!


This colourful journey of personal growth is continuous. Through my illustrations, I have learned to embrace my uniqueness, recognize my worth, and love myself a little more each day.


My journey, expressed in colours and forms, stands as a testament to the beauty of growth and evolution. I hope my artistic journey inspires you to embark on your own path of self-discovery and personal growth.


I want to share with you this infographic where I show you in my own way the phases that we can experience in this wonderful journey, each phase is represented with a different colour, since there are different emotions along the way, as we talked about previously. I hope you like it!.


Self Love


Always remember to embrace your inner world!

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