What if, transformation was as easy and flipping a light switch on the wall? What if you could achieve the most beautiful transformation of your life through small steps every day that were fun, playful, and made you feel joyful? … More Recreate Your Creative Self
A client asked me the other day, “You’re always so calm, Bonnie, don’t you ever get mad?” I just smiled and said, “Yes, all the time. Anger management is a constant practice in mindfulness.” There is so much in the world to get upset about. There are threats, real and perceived, that we must face … … More What does anger feel like?
Every day you make choices. Sometimes these choices are temporary and fluid in nature. They don’t have the same weight of a choice that is finite. You may not even realize how finite a choice is until you begin to see the consequences of it arrive on your doorstep. … More Creating Choices: Fluid and Finite
When you reclaim your crown, you will finally let go of judgment. You will no longer judge others or yourself. You will be aligned with your higher self and only then will you be able to experience the oneness that we all share. This is what true sovereignty is about. … More Elevate: Reclaim Your Crown
I’m not going to lie to you. I have a natural repulsion to Adult Coloring Books. This is precisely why I chose to create one. I wanted to truly come to terms with why I didn’t like them by creating one that I could love. This is what I see when I watch people coloring: They are focused on staying in the lines. They suffer over the decisions of which… … More Creating Your Coloring Book
This morning I went for a run. I like to run. I don’t run far or fast, but I enjoy getting sweaty and the feel of my feet pounding the ground. I even enjoy the aches in my knees that tend to let up after a minute or so. But the best part of running, is what happens to my brain. It’s what neuroscientists call… … More Creating Consequences: The Good Kind!
Your creativity is a natural cycle. It requires space. You need a physical space for creating in and you also need spaces away from this creating space. Separating yourself from your creative projects helps you to build discernment and detachment from them. The reality is that anything you create is not actually a part of you, no matter how close you may feel to it. As creators in the throws of our passion, we sometimes forget this. We become immersed in specific project tasks and forget we are part of a greater creative process. … More The Space Around Your Creating
This sounds like the perfect solution, doesn’t it? Just connect with the right person and all your problems will disappear. I mean look at all the people who have won the jackpot by getting the ear of Oprah for a moment or two. There is a catch, though, there always is. Do not be misled into believing that someone else can ever truly empower you. … More Finding A Mentor That Empowers You
Yesterday, for the first time ever, I enforced a “no TV” day as a punishment for my seven-year old son who was being defiant and downright disrespectful. Even as I laid out the terms of the restriction, I knew it was going to hurt, and not just him, but everyone. At the same time, I wanted to find out how a day at home without TV would affect everyone in the family, including me. … More Is Your Creative Life Worth Fighting For?
Some people have been asking me why I have been purging my original artwork on eBay for ridiculously low starting bids. Well, I thought I would write about three good reasons why, just as I list another lovely piece of original art from my collection. World, meet “Bean.” … More 3 Good Reasons For Selling Your Creations