You Are What You Think

I came across this remarkable video that told the story of an inspirational lady with such admirable passion for what makes her happy. It taught me that having a passion for something often requires a lot more than saying 'I am passionate about...' Is there something you love doing? Something that makes you happy? Something that makes you comfortable about who you are and what you are? If the answer is yes then this woman's story will resonate deeply with you. And if the answer is no, watch and learn.

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It is a New Year......now what?

Challenges are meant to bring out the best in us and I am glad they are doing just that in my life. After receiving the news of my father's death, all I wanted to do was paint...paint and paint some more. Grief comes with it an array of feelings and there is no one best way of dealing with it. For me, talking about my feelings helped but what brought tremendous amount of healing was painting.  I spent the weeks following his death painting. Something was unlocked somewhere and there was a great outflow of inspiration. I wonder; is that why many of the great masters had very sad and unhappy lives? Why is sadness and grief always closely associated with great inspiration?

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