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Colors that whisper softly

Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask ‘how’, while others of a more curious nature will ask ‘why’. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information. /Man Ray Most of the time I’m … Continue reading

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Writing and Being – Creative Journaling by Lynn Nelson

Writing and Being: Embracing Your Life Through Creative Journaling – Heal your past, claim your present and transform your future by G. Lynn Nelson. Here comes my book review now! Once I decided I want to read more about the … Continue reading

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My Diary is my Best Friend

My hand moves across the page, and I’m liking my own handwriting. It feels strange to like it now, I’ve disliked it for so long! I want to create sentences that are beautiful, like poetry. but what comes out is … Continue reading

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A Mindful Summer – Breathing in, breahthing out…

Breathing in, I am aware of my whole body. Breathing out, I smile at my whole body. I did this page in my writing diary yesterday. It’s about what I want this summer, what I’m going after and sending out. … Continue reading

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Hand sewing is my new knitting

As I’m tired of knitting I’m turning to handsewing for the first time, as a craft. And I like it a lot. Stitching those tiny stitches to attach pieces of fabric to another one is as meditative and repetitive as … Continue reading

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The power of the mind

While traveling by train this week (3 times!) I’ve listened to podcasts and knitted on a striped cap (thanks for sending me the pattern Elena!), thinking about the power of the mind… Listening to inspiring podcasts really is something I … Continue reading

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A Special Day

Today is a very special day. I’m leaving my home town. I’ve only lived here for five years, but that is one sixth of my life and most of my adult life (according to my calculations, math is not my … Continue reading

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When I relax great ideas pop into my brain

When I try to go to sleep at night, especially lately, ideas about what I want to do or write pops up in my brain. When I shut my eyes for three minutes I start to think and it sounds … Continue reading

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Mindfulness in the kitchen

Mindfulness or being mindful is being aware of your present moment. You are not judging, reflecting or thinking. You are simply observing the moment in which you find yourself. Moments are like a breath. Each breath is replaced by the … Continue reading

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