500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #254 – Parades 10

Parades 10 The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. More 1970s colors how many of you had a wall in your room or apartment with this blue on it? Using acrylic paint in intermittent impasto and glazes to create the feeling of luminosity and depth. This is the last … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #254 – Parades 10

I’m So Grateful To All Of You!

This past week I won my 500th subscriber and I am very grateful to all of my followers for getting me there. It popped up in an email and gave me a pause to breathe and reflect on the last year, or more specifically the last few months activities. A reflection on blogging: I recently … Continue reading I’m So Grateful To All Of You!

Why I share my fears with myself as if they are truth.

Reiterating my fears in my own voice is a habit of comfort. I tell them to myself to avoid giving effort to any challenge. These are my excuses and protections against failure. If I don’t try, I can’t fail. This feels like an undigested lump in my stomach. I feel the anxiety rising up between … Continue reading Why I share my fears with myself as if they are truth.

Midweek Poems – What is the opposite of a life of regret?

Satisfaction. Like eating a delicious meal and feeling that it will digest completely and without gas or gurgles. I want to taste everything and experience everything… challenge myself to grow emotionally & experientially. I love being able to say I tried it. A life without regret for me would be a life without having to … Continue reading Midweek Poems – What is the opposite of a life of regret?

Midweek Poems – Contemplating why I hate to Lose and why I feel I’m in this category

My head is unsure this is where I am. And my gut’s discomforted at not wanting to lose. Perhaps the moment feels like I love to Lose. I tend to give in to other’s opinions, want to avoid all confrontations, listen to my self-defeating voice to justify not speaking up… to avoid the possibility of … Continue reading Midweek Poems – Contemplating why I hate to Lose and why I feel I’m in this category

Midweek Poems – Defining a Grateful Successographer

I accept my patterns of envy have limited my growth in the past And that I have nothing to fear, Nor any logical reason to compare my current self to that of others. I didn’t have their journey; I don’t share their experience. I have my experience and my reality is my own. They may … Continue reading Midweek Poems – Defining a Grateful Successographer

Growth Through Vulnerability

A Management/Consultant Profile - Spiced Up With A Punch For years now, I've felt detached from my business profile. Never really feeling genuine in my descriptions of accomplishments or tasks. Always feeling forced in my enthusiasms. I finally got the courage to ask some close friends to spice up and tear down my curriculum vitae … Continue reading Growth Through Vulnerability

Monday’s Movers – Richard Tardif: Part 2 – Embrace Your Denial to Stop It

Monday’s Movers - Richard Tardif Part 2 - Embrace Your Denial to Stop It Author: Richard Tardif Book: Stop Your Denial: A Case For Embracing The Truth About Fitness I had the great opportunity to proofread an early edition of Richard’s book and dig deep Into the message he is sharing with undeniable passion. What … Continue reading Monday’s Movers – Richard Tardif: Part 2 – Embrace Your Denial to Stop It

Fun Fotos for Friday – More from my Garden

Well, Fall is upon us here in Montreal and while it's my favorite season, I thought I'd share a few reminders of the beauty our summers bring. The Colony of Tiny Flowers I'm All In Rose Marble Rousseau's Inspiration Taking Shelter The Purple Pollinator  

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity – Part 7 – Where Happiness comes from…

Part 7 - Where Happiness comes from Originally called Walking in Hell, these were made shortly after my divorce was finalized and I initially thought they were expressions of pain and regret. After a while, I realized those thoughts were my desire to have people feel sorry for me, and that didn’t jibe with what … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity – Part 7 – Where Happiness comes from…