The effort that many of us put into not doing something or the time we spend thinking about doing something can be extremely stressful and anxiety producing. If you procrastinate, you probably worry about all the time you’re wasting as you think about getting started. You probably don’t waste as much time as you think [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:02+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Find a Quiet Corner|0 Comments

Art Quotes & Other Art

I’ve been doing some drawing and painting lately for the first time ever, and really trying to bring my Beginner’s Mind to all of it. The quotes this month are all from Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, which has been sitting on my bookshelf unread since it was published in 1989. Until [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:02+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Art, Quotes|1 Comment

Being Patient

No matter how quickly we want things to change or how much we want things, people, or situations to be different than they are or how much we want, period, the wisest choice is usually to do nothing. This is the ultimate being-still practice. Doing nothing seems like just that: nothing. Perhaps on the surface [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:07+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|Expect Nothing|2 Comments