Embrace this Winter with Beginner’s Mind

Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer
3 min readDec 27, 2021

Find sanctuary. Rest. Rejuvenate your creativity in the new year

Standing on the El platform in Chicago in January when it was barely daylight to get to my temp job answering phones for one of the city’s largest advertising firms, I remember the wind ripping through the ankle-length fake fur coat that my Mom had given me from her closet on my last…

Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer

Writer, Educator, Mom. Disability advocate. Dog Lover. Teaching online workshops on writing + spiritual growth. www.gabriellekaplanmayer.com