Zahrina Robertson had never picked up a paintbrush. Before the pandemic hit, Zahrina lost her mojo, when she was discovered by a New York art gallery on Instagram. Since then, she has also created art for Tony Robbins.

Zahrina says: โ€œI remember waking up feeling drained, unmotivated, and uninspired.”ย She is also a multi-award-winning photographer, videographer, and author, and has photographed Arnold Schwarzenegger, Richard Branson, Simon Sinek, Tony Shieh, Aviva Drescher and Carla Zampatti. But her soul was crying out for much more.

โ€œI was so embarrassed that I didn’t turn to anyone for help, and instead, I went inward, which only made matters worse. I was in a deep state of loss and didn’t know how to climb out of it. One day, when I was accidentally scrolling on YouTube, I stumbled upon a video of a painter talking about colors. I had never painted in my life, but something about the colours drew me in – instantly, like a magnet force!” she said.

Zahrina picked up a brush, some paint, and started painting. She felt alive and free and started to share her paintings on social media. A New York art gallery discovered her work and offered her the opportunity to exhibit. Her art collection, Meditative Lightscapes, is a place where light and nature melt into each other and colourful meditative oil paintings emerge from deep within her soul to tell a story.

She concludes: โ€œLosing my mojo was one of the toughest times of my life, but it led me to discover a part of myself that I never knew existed – courage to believe in myself. I now understand that sometimes, when we feel lost, it’s just the universe literally nudging us in a different direction, guiding us to where we are meant to be.”

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