Tag Archives: Gratitude

What I Like About You, and You, and You….

Hello my Lovely ‘Likers’, The day my last post hit the ‘stands’ a number of you reached out right away to say you ‘liked’ what you saw. Ditto Beauties.  touched and excited to see so many ‘faces’ looking out at me … Continue reading

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Engaging with Relaxation: Swinging on a cloud

Hello Beauty-full Readers, I hope you are having a peaceful Sunday. If you are, and especially if you aren’t, you might want to try Cloud gazing. It is one of my favorite ways to Engage, relax and reconnect. Only 2 … Continue reading

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Independence Day: welcome to some hard-won Luck (part two)

“What I had, then and still have now, is something a lot to offer, teach and give. All of it time-tested and Mother approved.  Through the best of times and the worst, these practices have engaged my senses in Beauty and … Continue reading

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Pillow Talk

This post might be tagged #better late than never. The usual excuses apply and then some as I work toward physical independence and complete recovery. Most of the things I used to do with ease are still difficult. And some are not … Continue reading

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Engaging in Discovery

Happy Holidays Lovely Readers! There is something extra appealing about bookstores and books in Winter. It is a sensory pleasure to get curled up with a steaming cup of The Republic of Tea’s Peppermint Bark Tea and a plate of biscuits … Continue reading

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The Art and Science of Engaging with Happiness: A free online course for people who want to be Happy

“Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.”  -Herman Hesse Hello Beautiful Readers, Harvard educated psychologist and happiness expert, Dan Gilbert’s 2006 TED Talk, The surprising science of happiness, has been seen and or heard by … Continue reading

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Engaging with Thanks….

  Hello Lovely Readers, As the holidays grow closer it can be harder to stay engaged and remember to be the Beauty you are and Love. To this end I offer a photo of the rose on my writing desk … Continue reading

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Engaging with Naked Beauty

  Hello lovelies, I don’t usually post on Friday’s but one of my creative heroes award-winning filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg is sitting down with Oprah this Sunday and I wanted to make sure I shared the news early enough that you can … Continue reading

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Inspiration Thursday <3 <3 <3

Hello Lovely Readers, In between being a busy mother, daughter, and partner, I’ve been having fun making a series of Engaging the Senses Collages to illustrate the book. Each of our senses has an internal and an external quality. So … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It

 Whew…life hasn’t been easy around here in the longest time- especially sleep wise! My senses are sensitive-always have been-so this means no ambient light from laptops, charging stations, etc. Darkness is as necessary to our health as light. So even though I am … Continue reading

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Engaging with Gratitude

This poem sings out to be heard, even if only whispered to yourself…Happy Thanksgiving! XXOO       A List of Praises   by Anne Porter Give praise with psalms that tell the trees to sing, Give praise with Gospel … Continue reading

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