Triggers vs “Triggered”: Trauma Triggers and Modern Language Shifts
With time and practice, triggers can shrink from giant trapdoors in our path down to little puddles we know how to splash through.
An interesting holistic model for health according to the eight tentacles of the Octopus, Te Wheke in Māori culture
The Maori (the indigenous people of New Zealand) which includes myself, have a very different way of defining health outcomes compared to western medicine. Te Wheke (the octopus) is often used as a…
May the calm be widespread (Whakatauki)
New Zealand - Maori Proverbs planeta.com/maori-proverbs Kia hora te marino, Kia whakapapa pounamu te moana, kia tere te Kārohirohi i mua i tōu huarahi. May the calm be widespread, May the ocean glisten as greenstone, May the shimmer of light ever dance across your pathway. Source www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/teahikaa/20101219
Ko taku kupu, Ko tau | My word is yours
A collaborative project between the Maori language school, Te Puna Wanaka and the Design school, where the Maori students each wrote a small proverb that we visually interpreted into poster and banner typographic pieces. The proverb I worked with was: …