Spotlight: “My 30-Second Meditation” by Olivia de Recat


“My 30-Second Meditation” is inspired by this one time I tried to do a 30-minute self-guided meditation. The prompt was “imagine your mind is a cloudless sky.” My internal weather system, it turns out, is fraught with images of pizza and unavailable actors.


Olivia de Recat is a Seattle-born illustrator, writer, and plant-owner living in Los Angeles. She currently works on the The Late Late Show with James Corden, where she doodles when her boss isn't looking. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker’s online “Daily Shouts,” and can be found on her Instagram feed @drawingolive. More from this author →