I have verbally beaten myself up for not finding a way to live a balanced life. A life that is compartmentalized equally, into nice tidy blocks of perfect amounts of time dedicated to family, friends, creativity, work, yada yada. Well. I have come to the realization that trying to achieve such a balance is near impossible. It is not a realistic metric that should be used to determine how successful or how well one’s life is going in general. Everyday we are given another 24
Choices There have been times when I have forgotten that I have choices. It seems that my tendency to forget this is when I have felt stress, or feeling that I didn’t have enough, or that I have failed, and especially when I have felt depressed. My emotional state during those times had clouded my ability to realize that I have choices; that I always have choices. Even in the worst of times, we can begin to make choices that can change our path, our attitude and perception. T
Connection Connection is one of the most important aspects of the human condition. It is through connection with others we share our stories, find comfort in the challenges of daily life, find love, embrace companionship, and find ways in which to grow. Sometimes we have to take a step back and evaluate those around us to whom we feel a need to connect with. If we feel that a connection or relationship is not serving us in a way that is positive, or allowing us to grow, then
One if the reasons I love visual arts is what it teaches me. My first love will always be that if the photographic image. The camera has given me the beautiful gift of being able to see what many people over look. My camera is the vehicle through which I have been able to observe the world around me, especially people. The ability to to be silent and observe have allowed me to develop to a sense of kindness and compassion for others. Hugs, Peace, and Love, Your Curious Soul.