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How To Keep A Positive Attitude At Work

Positive Attitude

 

Let’s face it, work sucks. For those of us who punch a clock each day, work can feel like a scene from Office Space.

If you have a career or day job that you truly enjoy, then kudos. For the rest of you, staying positive on a day-to-day basis is challenging, stressful, and exhausting. There’s simply not enough coffee in the break room to get you through.

The good news is it doesn’t have to be that way. I’m going to give you three simple ways to motivate yourself to stay positive and productive on a daily basis. Don’t let yourself feel like Peter Gibbons and that pesky memo.

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Why A Flower Brings You Happiness

Happiness

Happiness

He stood in front of the weathered gazebo. The overcast sky, heavy with moisture. A friar stood with him. A best man, a brother, anxiously waited. Loved ones gathered. Happy, joyous. Relieved the skies held their drops.
The music radiated from hidden speakers. A flower girl accompanied by an energetically bored ring-bearer came down the aisle. Pink petals fluttered in the gentle breeze.
One, two, three couples proceeded down the aisle followed by her, the one we all came to see.
The pink petals laid on the runner. Bouquets filled with vibrant hues of purple and pink. Contrasting against the gray sky. A celebration of love. A union between two hearts. Together they were one.

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How To Succeed As A Creative Entrepreneur

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Entrepreneur
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The one barrier to your success is you. That little voice in your head that says no to your success. We all experience it. We all are susceptible to our own self-doubt. Stop and think how many times you held yourself back. Imagine what could have been? In the age of the entrepreneur, don’t be your own worst enemy.

By nature, most of us blame other people and events for our lack of success. Blaming others and things for something we didn’t do really doesn’t make sense. Yet we continue to limit our own possibilities.

The time is now, to end this vicious cycle.  Continue reading How To Succeed As A Creative Entrepreneur

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Mandala Art To Start The New Year!

Mandala Art

Mandala Art

 

Mandala art, I love it. Over the years I’ve struggled with finding a focus on what art I wanted to create. In 2016, I found it: mandalas. I love the design. The details. The creativity.

I find mandalas visually absorbing. When you look at an intricate design, you immediately feel your stress leaving. You get sucked into the details. Mandalas are a great way to add beautiful art without being too distracting.

This piece is an original design and I just enjoy the tiny details.

A great way to use a sharpie! Enjoy your New Year!  prints here.

Thank you for reading and if you are interested, you can find prints here.

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3 Things You Can’t Change. So Don’t Bother Trying!

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Change
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How much time do you waste trying to change things you can’t? Think about this for one moment. I’ve realized, no matter what I do, there are some things in life that I simply have no control over. I can’t change them. So why bother trying?

After all, trying to make something or someone conform to what I want is a huge time sink.

I’m sure there are number of “things” that would make this list. Limiting it to just three is an easy way to make a post. But personally, these three things are not only the most important, but the easiest ones to stop doing. Take a look:  Continue reading 3 Things You Can’t Change. So Don’t Bother Trying!