How to stop taking yourself so dang seriously! – Four of the biggest takeaways after living 30 years on this earth

I love birthdays and I love my birthday. I know it sounds self-centered but I really do. Why? It’s a beautiful day where you get to celebrate yourself – I mean, wow! You get to celebrate yourself! Your wonderful, beautiful, fantastic self! Is there anything better than that?! Seriously, though, have you ever thought about how amazing and special you … Continue Reading

Gratitude, Focus, and Finding the Balance in Life

I’ve literally never seen any artwork quite like my friend’s, Barry Costa. I’ve never encountered an artwork that is more than art –

an artwork that actually, truly changed my life like his (I’m serious here).

(Here’s a cool video to get an idea of what the artwork feels like in real life)

Somehow, he has managed to combine powerful life lessons and emotions, things that we all strive for like having more gratitude, harmony, and balance in our lives, into his graphic artwork. His artwork has been described by some as (and I have to agree!)

“Medicine for the eyes”

It kind of feels like I have an ally with me all the time when his artwork is hanging in my house – and it’s a constant reminder to focus on what I want and my goals, on being grateful instead of on what I don’t have. It’s a constant reminder that I CAN do this.

It’s a constant reminder that we are all loved.

Each artwork has a different energy behind it, which is pretty cool – this way you can pick an artwork that fits your goals or something that you’re trying to embody.

I’ve felt sort of guilty for knowing about his artwork and knowing it had such a positive effect on my life, but not having a way to share it properly.

I’m happy and proud to say that he has now launched his new website where all of his artworks are displayed and you can also grab one for yourself.

I can’t say enough about his artwork and his work in general –

one of the most dedicated, inspirational, and loving people I’ve ever met, he deserves a huge shout out.

A huge shout out because he’s dedicated. A huge shout out because supporting local artists is awesome. A huge shout out because I don’t think I’ve ever met someone who selflessly helps so many around him.

So today I want to share this gift with you, too. Head on over to his website HERE to check out his artwork.

Also, side note, if you’re in need of a website, he does an awfully good job at that, too 🙂

Congrats, Barry, you truly are inspirational.

A little pep talk for you…

If no one has told you before, or hasn’t told you recently, YOU ARE CAPABLE. I think most of us have wasted many a day walking around our houses or our jobs wondering what to do next. Usually, it isn’t that we don’t know what to do next. Actually, we usually know exactly what we need to do next. The … Continue Reading

When Your Joys Become a Chore

I’m laying on my yoga mat, unable to get myself to do any poses, only able to concentrate on how tired my body is and how much pain my thumb is in. I managed to injure my thumb to the point where I may have tendonitis or severely strained the muscle – and probably because I’ve pushed myself a little … Continue Reading

Pirate Ships, Yoga, Life.

Have you ever been on one of those pirate ships at amusement parks where you slowly and gradually swing higher and higher on each side until you almost seem like your going to flip over? This is basically life. All signs point to the fact that ups and downs are inevitable and nothing ever really stays the same.  These ups … Continue Reading

These are a few of my favorite things…

I always find it fascinating to hear about people’s everyday lives but I often think the little things get looked over. One of my current goals is to really emphasize the little tiny magic moments. It doesn’t need to be this big trip/adventure, but everyday little things that I appreciate. The cool thing is that many of the things that … Continue Reading