“The best decisions aren’t made with your mind, but with your instinct.” By Lionel Messi This has to apply to yourself only! The self-doubt and ego conflicts come when you are going up against someone else's visions. In consulting this is a constant challenge. The client has a certain vision of what they want. They … Continue reading Friday’s Frequencies #2: Instinctive Decisions
Take a little time hunting through my "Repurposed" posts on The New Renaissance Mindset and you'll find an ambitious project I started last summer. I salvaged this old rundown cabinet that was tossed in the garbage. It was in a pitiful state and I di in fact take pity on it. I dragged it home in … Continue reading A Very Successful Salvaging – The Wardrobe
Originally designed as champagne flutes for a Brazilian-Canadian fusion restaurant here in Montreal. The restaurant never got off the ground, but the dozen different prototypes sold like hotcakes. I kept one in storage and only recently discovered it while looking for perfect vessels in my transformation series. The addition of the plant seems to remove … Continue reading Transformations with Life #20 (Mother Nature’s Love of Art)
“Don’t tell me what they said about me, tell me why they were so comfortable to say it around you.” This sounds a little confrontational or accusatory to me. Just a little, maybe. However, I wondered how I might react to this question and how some of my trusted fiends might react if I asked … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #2: Bloody Gossip!
This little bud vase has been left unattended and unloved for far too long. All its brothers and sisters were sold many years ago and I heard her cry for attention. Perfect timing for the transformation series. A small creeping vine circles the vase in its loving embrace. Keeping it safe and warm. Hopefully, in … Continue reading Transformations with Life #19 (Loving Embrace)
“Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles. It takes away today’s peace.” From tinybuddha.com The pure logic of this quote is unmistakable. It takes no time at all to think up & feel scenarios where worrying just feels bad. If worry feels bad, it must be a bad thing. Yes, I need to acknowledge the … Continue reading Wednesday’s Wisdoms #2: Maybe I’ll worry some other time, but I’m not worried about when.
Leave pieces out long enough and Mother Nature starts to add her own touches everything you make. I was inspired by some pieces I made for my dad's garden, that slowly started to crack, get covered with mosses, and become homes for all sorts of plants and wildlife. These never went into the garden, much … Continue reading Transformations with Life #18 (Don’t Panic, We’re in this Together)
Leave pieces out long enough and Mother Nature starts to add her own touches everything you make. I was inspired by some pieces I made for my dad's garden, that slowly started to crack, get covered with mosses, and become homes for all sorts of plants and wildlife. These never went into the garden, much … Continue reading Transformations with Life #18 (Don’t Panic, We’re In The Together)
“Stress is not what happens to us. It’s our response to what happens. And response is something we can choose.” By Maureen Killoran Part of me really disposes the first part of this quote. I think it’s a party of the child in me that wants to blame the world for my ills and poor … Continue reading Tuesday’s Triumphs #2: Stress, I see you now…
“The greatest fear in the world is of the opinions of others. And the moment you are unafraid of the crowd you are no longer a sheep, you become a lion. A great roar arises in your heart, the roar of freedom.” By Osho I really hate to admit it, but I think this may … Continue reading Monday’s Meanings #2: Being Unafraid In a Scary Mind