Does total Minimalism as a lifestyle appeal to you? The calm, soothing atmosphere of Zen gardens, living in a whitewashed loft with large windows that let the light in, only the most essential furniture and items necessary for your daily life, all your belongings in a backpack? If that's how you live already, don't read… Continue reading Minimalist Abundance – Creating Space for What Really Matters!
Time for change...again. 🙂 After a long What-the-fig-am-I-doing moment in August, I'm finally back on my old track again...a track that I left many years ago. And I'm very happy about that! Read more on my updated About page. 🙂 Maria ♥ Image Time for Change
A New Year’s resolution that’s lasting 😉
During December 2016, which was a particularly topsy-turvy month for me with stressful events, delays and other surprises like health warnings, I learned something that was very important: The world does not end just because I can’t do or finish in time what I had planned to.
This time round I paid attention, learned my lesson, and have since been able to maintain a steady, sustainable pace…
…one step at a time
No multitasking but a relaxed focus on what I’m doing at the moment.
Simplifying decisions rather than trying to do everything at once.
Scheduling ahead, but without using this plan for putting pressure on myself.
Taking time-outs whenever necessary.
Practicing intuition by feeling inside what’s best right now instead of looking at the clock.
Going with the flow and not rushing after it or resisting it.
So although there are still three projects which I had thought I’d…
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(Reposted from my website World of Magnifica) It's Launch Week - and the Treasure Hunt is on! Until midnight GMT 11th December 2016, World of Magnifica celebrates the Launch of the Printable Fill-Me-In Patchwork Calendar 2017 Here a quick run-through: //giphy.com/embed/3o6ZtmRmteZvVKRPws This bi-weekly Calendar with 26 pages for colouring, doodles or tangles is available… Continue reading Printable Patchwork Designs for colouring in, tangles and doodles
(Re-posted from my website World of Magnifica) The past few weeks, I've colored some images designed by other artists - I just couldn't resist. 🙂 What amazed me, though, was that colouring their designs "felt" very different from colouring my own. I had never realized how much we are affected by other people's creative energies! This is… Continue reading Featured: Melissa Dinwiddie – The Creative Sandbox Way
Excerpt from Walking into this new day. in the Huffington Post, by Patti Digh Author of “Life is a Verb,” founder of Life is a Verb Camp, and blogger at 37days.com Be generous with your energy to create a world that is fair and equitable and just for all. Don’t spend your energy pushing against… Continue reading Don’t fight, don’t resist, don’t struggle – bury the old and Go Create instead