Thanks

Thank You!

Giving thanks this season… It’s Thanksgiving week here in the U.S. which is typically the time we gather and recall all the things we are grateful for. Thanksgiving is an annual national holiday celebrating the harvest and other blessings of the past year. The last couple years have been tough, but belief it or not, …

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What I’m Reading Now

What I’m reading right now. You know it’s a good book in my house when the little colorful flags are sticking out everywhere! There’s a bunch of lines and notes inside…and I can turn to my favorite passages immediately. Yep…I still buy REAL books. Don’t get me wrong, I love the digital versions (and have …

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Identity

. . . and Habit Have you ever thought about your identity? No, not your name and social security number, not the “identity theft” kinda way. I mean, the “who are you at the core” way… the “I’m an artist” kinda way. OK, I may have just terrified my entire audience with the thought of …

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PLAY

The importance of “play” without “purpose.” We all know how important it is to get our “work” done. It’s the way we pay the bills. It puts a roof over our heads. It gives us a sense of purpose. It’s “what we do!” But what about play? Since about the age of 10, we have …

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Finding Inspiration

Where do you find inspiration? How do you like capturing those inspirations? I find inspiration everywhere and I’m so grateful my phone has a camera on it! Technology can be a challenge sometimes but BOY how I love being able to whip out my phone and take a snap when I see something that catches …

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Serenity in Times of Stress

Making Time for Yourself… So, what’s your move when stress hits? For me, a few things come to mind, none of which are particularly helpful…stress eating, stress cocktails, crying, pulling the covers over my head, and waiting until it blows over. Anybody else? Yep, I’ve tried them all…and none of them made me feel much …

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Focus

It’s everywhere, and nowhere when you need it! My Five Tips For Better Focus With all the distractions of modern life, it can be hard to stay focused on the task at hand! It’s hard enough to remain focused on what you WANT to do, never mind the actual DOING part! Focus is one of …

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