Saturday’s Surprises #2: What came first, the chicken or the egg, or happiness?

“If you think that when you take a vacation, or find the ideal partner, or get a better job, or a nicer place to live, or whatever it is, then you will finally be happy, that’s when you lose yourself in the future.” By Eckhart Tolle This one’s been rumbling around my mind for a … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #2: What came first, the chicken or the egg, or happiness?

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Friday’s Frequencies #2: Instinctive Decisions

“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

STILL YOUNG ON THE INSIDE

Today, while doing some sketches, I looked in the mirror to see what face stared back. Then I let my subconscious take over the drawing. The inner vision goes with my fresh haircut, but my outside feels a little old and tired. Maybe all my self-portraits will reveal some of the true me, as I … Continue reading STILL YOUNG ON THE INSIDE

Selfies vs Self-Portraits – An Academic Reflection Paper

This week on my journey to getting my Art Ed. degree... Both selfies & self-portraits express visions of myself in time. Each serves as nostalgic reminders of my past and communicates how I wish to be perceived by others.  The selfie requires more spontaneity and invites the viewer into a conspiracy on where I am … Continue reading Selfies vs Self-Portraits – An Academic Reflection Paper

Painting With Light & Imagination

This week in In Pursuit of my Art Ed Degree... I discovered the limitations and drawbacks of being an autodidact. For years, I've been experimenting with different media while making my art. I've told myself it doesn't really matter if I know what I'm doing or not, because I'm pursuing creativity. I'm just not convincing … Continue reading Painting With Light & Imagination

Making A Promise Of Growth

Here We Go... I've started reading The Artist Way by Julia Cameron on the advice of a an excellent Life Coach. I had complained that I was having a creative block and it felt tied into much of the transitions I'm going through on my growth journey right now. She's not only understood what I … Continue reading Making A Promise Of Growth

Monday’s Movers – OSHO: Awareness

OSHO:  Awareness: The Key to Living in Balance Insight for a new way of living I’m not sure how much of Osho’s keys to balanced living I’ve incorporated into my life yet, but I have a much better feeling about them. I say feeling because what I do understand feels like the release of self-forgiveness. … Continue reading Monday’s Movers – OSHO: Awareness

Thursday’s Thoughts – On A Big Question

WHAT DO YOU DO? I ask and guide people to answer every question that begins with "Have you considered...?" People often ask me what do I do for a living. Until today, this question has often overwhelmed me and caused me tons of anxiety. How the hell can I answer this clearly and succinctly when … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts – On A Big Question

The 7th Step on The Ladder of Awareness

Day 7 – May 29th, 2017 WELCOME TO THE CONTINUING OBSERVATIONS THAT FOLLOW THE DISCUSSIONS SESSIONS BETWEEN MYSELF AND MY MENTOR, BEREL M. WEINER FOR OUR BOOK PROJECT TENTATIVELY CALLED: “THE LADDER OF AWARENESS: THE PROCESS OF BEING YOUR TRUTH.”  THESE ARE MY THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS FOLLOWING EACH SESSION AND HAVE ALREADY BEGUN TO CHANGE … Continue reading The 7th Step on The Ladder of Awareness

Where I live

I’d sit at my desk My black cork bulletin board covered with dated notes I found impossible to remember I’d sit in my easy chair My natural white pine bookshelves adorned with living volumes I found endlessly enthusiastic. I’d sit on my carpet My fish filled aquarium surrounded with fingerprinted glass, I found watching me. … Continue reading Where I live