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Make Jewelry from Wood Beads

A great Summer Craft Idea, is bringing out a bowl of painted wood beads, and stringing them together to make wood bead jewelry. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind dont matter, and those … Continue reading

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Camp Reset Traveler’s Notebook

This month I’m at Camp Reset most of the time, which is a free online “camp” that is about self-care, mindfulness and health. I’m using a Traveler’s Notebook to collect what I’m thinking about and learning, and today I’m sharing … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Withered tulips

I still think that withered tulips are beautiful. They are more fragile than before. Their colors muted, their petals wrinkled – and then they become almost transparent. Don’t get me wrong, I love them when they are cute as buds, … Continue reading

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Coloring Books for Grown Ups – do we really need them?

Why would you buy a Coloring book for Grown Ups? Do grown ups really need silly activity books, don’t we have more important things to do? Or said in another way: what could be the benefits of trying this trend … Continue reading

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Create a Daily Meditation Practice

I love sitting meditation. I believe in the health benefits it provides, and I know that if and when I get into it, it makes me happy. It makes me calmer, nicer and more awesome in every way. I have … Continue reading

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5 Online Tools for Mindfulness & Fun

I love finding online sites that are either useful or playful – or both! Here are five that I’ve been playing with lately. Let me know in the comments if you like any of them and I might post more … Continue reading

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Trying to find My Truth in art

Instead of trying too hard to be original when we create, we should try to just be “true”. True to what we’re drawn to right now. To follow the hand as it reaches for the next paint tube, what ever … Continue reading

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Turning the Mind Into an Ally

The enlightened alternative is to appreciate how incredibly rare and precious human life is. The enlightened alternative is to appreciate EVERYTHING. By appreciating whatever we encounter we can use it to further our journey of warriorship. We are good as … Continue reading

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Filling a paper with colours is calming

Right now I’m just making background papers to make other artsy stuff with. It’s a fun and calming activity. You should try it. Just take any paper, and fill it with colours! Spreading acrylic paint with a plastic card, doodling … Continue reading

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Tranquilista – a book review

I like to think of each day as a fresh canvas full of possibility. Kimberly Wilson I’ve read Kimberly Wilson’s new book Tranquilista: Mastering the Art of Enlightened Work and Mindful Play. I’ve been a fan of this online chica … Continue reading

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