Hi, Boomers (Bloomers)! Well Ladies, It’s either sink or swim in this youth dominated culture where everything has been expanded digitally. Even images on the internet, Facebook can be blown up to the point that everyone can see those creases, which truly mean that you’ve lived life by basking in the sun too much or … More HOW BABY BlOOMERS CAN REVIVE THEIR YOUTHFULNESS IN 5 EASY STEPS:
Sometimes we need to approach life from a different angle. This morning I awoke to more snow-ugh! The whiteness dulling my mood and zeal for creating. Even two cups of coffee didn’t help lift my spirits. But as I gazed at the blanched landscape, I began to see it as a blank canvas for creating … More NONCONFORMITY SPURS CREATIVITY
Ladies, do you get a little nervous before Valentines’s Day? Imagining your spouse or boyfriend taking the time to shop for a favorite of yours. In my case it’s jewelry-how many times have I mentioned it. Of course, in a subtle manner by pointing out the most expensive earrings in the showcase. Ha! … More HOW TO KEEP LOVE AND SANITY ALIVE IN 10 STEPS:
The major blocks to creativity are: 1. Fear 2. The Need to Conform 3. Judging too Much 4. Intolerance to Chaos 5. Insufficient Motivation 6. Frustration 7. Intellectual and Perceptual Blocks 8. Unrealistic Problem Solving Creativity, I believe, helps keep us buoyant in this turbulent world. When we can let go and imagine ways … More What are Blocks to Creativity?
“Reflections of Moab,” by Janet Peters The usual reply I’ve gotten from students through the years is no. Typically I’d take out random items out of my purse, and display them on the table. Then I’d ask them “pick an item, any item and see how you can relate to it.” They would hum and … More Can You Resonate With Everything in Your World?
If you haven’t seen “La La Land,” carve out a time to do so. I saw it this past week, and ended up seeing it again a few days later. Oh my gosh, what a spirited movie. When the weather outside looked like, “California Dreaming on Such A Winter’s Day,” I felt energized and refreshed … More PASSION DRIVES LIFE: “La La Land”
Life in the Fast Lane! For the past week, I’ve been observing a Mourning Dove in my Plum tree. Daily this bird sits patiently, motionless on her nest of twigs. Rarely do I see her eyes blink. Since the wind has been fierce lately, she lays low-her small head nestling into her feathers while protecting … More INSIGHTS FROM A MOURNING DOVE