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    Vision Boards: Creation and Magic

    I love vision boards! They are such a great way to put our intentions into the world. AND build the magic up over time. So it isn’t just one and done, but it is cultivating and expanding that magic. Then we can really lock in and manifest those big things. Like a house! A car! A new career! Or in my case, lots of oceany goodness! First let’s see how I put one together, then I’ll dive into the magical tips for maximum impact! Super Easy Way to Make a Digital Vision Board: USE PINTEREST! Here is a link to mine: https://pin.it/faeic4p4cf4hvi All you have to do is go onto…

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    Where to Build Your Home And Where I Built Mine

    Where to Build Your Home and Where I Built Mine: Building Shelter for the Extremes in Life I was rereading Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert, and this time taking notes while I focused on applying what I was reading to my current life situation, when I had another epiphany. (Two in one week!) It is also important to note that I had finished watching her TED talk on Success, Failure, and the Drive to Keep Creating. (It is a short one, less than ten minutes. Watch it please.) For Elizabeth, writing was her home. She explained that this home was built on the sweet spot between…

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    Control Your Own Happiness

    I was having some really hard days when I wrote this. I was crying, depressed, anxious. And I wanted out. So I decided to take control of my happiness. And here is that story. I’ve been having more days than not lately where I feel sad. More days than not where I am crying. I think about the life I cannot have right now, due to life circumstances, and I weep. I try, and fail, to make the best use of the single room I share with my husband. And I cry. For me, this sadness is a warning that depression is coming. Dealing with this is draining. I have…

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    When Passion Fades – Devotion

    I was prompted to think about Devotion while taking Your Creative Self – a 28 Day Meditation Experience by Heather Waxman. Here is what I wrote in my journal, and posted to the Facebook Group in response to the question “Is there something that needs more devotion?”: Everything. I have a pattern of starting things but never really finishing them. Art. Stories. Projects. Books. Self-studies. Personal challenges. Etc. I get passionate, begin something, and then it fades for one reason or another.There is always an excuse. My prayer journal (/binder) is an example of this. I created it. Started using it. But then I told myself couldn’t keep a schedule…