The above was my 'freestyle' project and here I combined the lettering with more drawn elements all around. I love the repetition of doing the lifework inside the orange highlight. I would explore this with different colors and different phrases. Mac Miller's Self Care was playing when I chose the words.
For the below:
I used Mildliner markers and a super inky 0.7 Bic pen for the below. I really liked these exercises as an alternative to finding the words to journal.