The words you say to yourself matter. The things you repeat. The times YOU SAY you can’t do this. The times YOU SAY you wish you could give up. The times YOU SAY you weren’t cut out for [insert responsibility … Continue reading Do you believe the lies you tell yourself?
A teal Jeep drove by my window. I don’t know whose teal Jeep it was. I’ve never seen it before, to my knowledge. But I’d been having a rough day, and that teal Jeep made me smile. Not because it … Continue reading To the person who drove by my window
Picture the biggest dream you can think of. And then think bigger. When I create art, I tend to stick to pretty small canvases. (My sketchbook is 5×7 … inches)This week, I painted something much. bigger.(The plywood was 6×8 … feet) … Continue reading The BIGGEST painting I’ve ever freaking done
No, this isn’t a Monty Python reference. It’s actually something Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said: “Be a bush if you can’t be a tree. If you can’t be a highway, just be a trail. If you can’t be a … Continue reading Be the best darn shrubbery you can be
“Always remember, your focus determines your reality.” — Qui-Gon Jinn, Jedi Master (<<<Star Wars reference) The words you repeat to yourself become your mantra. Right? If you say something enough times, eventually it becomes truth. “I love Mondays.”“I’m a morning … Continue reading 3+ME: Watch what you tell yourself
I love when the internet offers up a good idea for a change. I follow Ashlyn Carter on Instagram — a copywriter who offers lots of good tips on how to find your voice, etc etc etc. Last week, I … Continue reading Choosing a word of the year
If you love a thing, do it. Don’t let anyone tell you not to. (Including yourself.) Don’t talk yourself out of doing something just because someone else might not approve. Do it for you.☝️ Not because it’s what other people … Continue reading Do it for you
If you’ve ever set a goal for yourself, and it didn’t terrify you, it probably wasn’t a big enough goal. If it was something you felt completely confident you’d achieve, it probably wasn’t a big enough goal. If it was … Continue reading Are your goals intimidating enough?
I swear I’ve been trying to get myself on a “schedule” since I was an apartment-dwelling single girl with one cat. (I am now a house-dwelling married stepmom-of-two, and the cat count is up to five.) A lot has changed … Continue reading 3+ME: Never enough thyme
I’ve cried over a cactus before. It was a cartoon of a sad cactus holding a sign that offered “free hugs.” But nobody would hug him, … Continue reading Artspiration: Arizona