My name is Cally and I’m a children’s book illustrator based on the beautiful Northumberland coast. I’ve been working in children’s publishing for many years, it truly is a dream job. When I’m not illustrating books I enjoy walking on the beach with my dog (who regularly features in my work!), playing the ukulele at folk nights and I especially enjoy practicing yoga.

I designed my own little yoga girl and started a sketchbook of poses and positive messages to keep me feeling inspired and content after losing a very close member of my family. I now enjoy regularly posting pictures of her on my Instagram page. If others like her too then that’s a lovely bonus. It feels nice knowing that I might be able to spread thoughts of happiness, self-care and joy of life!

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Beautiful Souls

Beautiful Souls

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Natasha Forchione 3 weeks ago

Its the most beautiful personality trait if you ask me.

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Protect Your Energy

Protect Your Energy

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Sophia Trinh 3 weeks ago

I love building this kind of tiny tents!!!

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Let It Go

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反社会的 3 weeks ago

This message is so sweet and simple, but so true.

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Grow Through Life

Grow Through Life

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Zorena Deckard 3 weeks ago

I absolutely love this. Grow yourself, grow plants... just grow!

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Rise And Shine

Rise And Shine

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Miss Cris 3 weeks ago

I love this rainy cloud. Now I want to make ine for me!

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Me Time

Me Time

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Esca Sav 3 weeks ago

Chicken nuggets, got it.

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Have A Good Day!

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago (edited)

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And funny for other people to have a bad one. Sometimes. Lol

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New Friends

New Friends

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Bluebell Rizzi 3 weeks ago

The way you draw water is so beautiful! ^ ^

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Enjoy The Moment

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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Life is an adventure. And that adventure mostly filled with greed.

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Enjoy Life

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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Until people start stacking everything on you again.

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Let Your Worries Drift Away, Even Just For One Moment

Let Your Worries Drift Away, Even Just For One Moment

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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... in plastic....

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Shine On

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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There’s always a way to make a happy quote sad... every star will go out soon.

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Begin

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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Even if you do reach the end someone will push you down.

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Flowers

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Esca Sav 3 weeks ago

Same concept with "You can't have stars without darkness."

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Be You

Be You

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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Most people are color blind and life practically takes out all color

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Give Yourself A Break

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Ashley Zeltzer 3 weeks ago

I don't understand why you would be so negative about someone sharing notes of positivity. It's easy to be sardonic. Being malicious does not make you smarter, funnier, or better.

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Stillness

Stillness

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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Until other people come to destroys the last of it.

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Cycling To Yoga Class

Cycling To Yoga Class

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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There will always be a stopping point, or maybe even a crash.

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Note To Self: Relax

Note To Self: Relax

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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It’s hard to sometimes since some people want you to focus on them. And not yourself.

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You Can

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Da Coconut Nut 3 weeks ago

Really Tia?

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Wonder

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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I won’t I only lost my imagination.

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Keep Going

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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There wouldn’t be green trees in the photo tho.

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Write A Good One

Write A Good One

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Da Coconut Nut 3 weeks ago

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#24

And Watch Each Other Grow

And Watch Each Other Grow

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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One will fall. Then both will.

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And Have Fun

And Have Fun

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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You’ll be judged if you do.

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Fresh Eyes

Fresh Eyes

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Sophia Trinh 3 weeks ago

AHAHAHA THE SONG BY ANDY GRAMMAR IS AWESOME! :D

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I'm Doing This For Me

I'm Doing This For Me

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Relax

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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Not what most people think.

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Together

Together

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Natalie Harrison 3 weeks ago

Honestly, Tia, what is the point of all these negative comments? What are you trying to accomplish? The only logical thing that I can think of is that you want some sort of recognition from us (other viewers) to validate how your feeling and you think you can't stop but you really can. It's a sign of immense immaturity to post this kind of thing on someone's inspiration page when you know everyone reading this page is here to feel a little better about themselves or just feel better about life in general. The page is literally titled "Positive Messages To Remind Myself Of Self-Love And Self-Care" and you are just foaming at the mouth begging for attention. Dude, just stop. Please. So everyone else here can enjoy seeing the posts we came here to see, not some stupid comments about why everything this grieving human stands for is wrong.

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Have A Lovely Day

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Esca Sav 3 weeks ago

This looks like she's trying to summon a croissant and I'm definitely feeling it.

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Hello, Everyone

Hello, Everyone

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Riddle_Rifle 3 weeks ago

that ole meanei butt Tia Hansen doesnt have anything to say now >:D :>

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Peace

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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Peace is now not much of an option anymore. Peace is beautiful but it can cost too much.

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Keep Life Simple

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Riddle_Rifle 3 weeks ago

vote ban Tia Hansen XD

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Breathe

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Bee from Sibeeria 3 weeks ago

Handmaid's Tale. Anyone?

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I'm Here

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago

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Until you leave me like everyone else.

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Keep On Growing

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Tia Hansen 3 weeks ago (edited)

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This world will kill them fast.

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In The Moment

In The Moment

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Lukyan Terdal 3 weeks ago

I would appreciate it if Tia Hansen and her comments were not here any more.

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Be Happy, Baby

Be Happy, Baby

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Natalie Harrison 3 weeks ago

For anyone wondering: Tia has -179 points last time I checked. I think as a group, we succeeded in reaching our end goal: make the hateful people of the world reflect on their own actions. This thread not only made me realize the importance of self-love and taking time to make yourself happy, but it also made me realize that some people just don't want to be happy.

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