Mandala

According to the dictionary, a mandala is a geometric figure representing the Universe in Hindu and Buddhist symbolism. I love drawing mandalas because the repetitive nature of drawing one has a very stilling and profound effect on my state of mind. When you approach drawing a mandala in the manner presented in ICWIB! Activity Six:…

Control

I invite you to explore some of the FREE ICWIB art activities and videos, because they are a wonderful way to help you reconnect with what is really important to you and create an authentic life. If you enjoy these messages, Like us on Facebook and share it with others to enjoy. If you would…

The Greatest Weapon

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University found that people’s self-reported stress levels have increased 10%-30% in the last three decades. This is not good because high stress has been linked to a large range of health conditions including high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and diabetes, according to the Mayo Clinic. So what can we do?…

In Times of Stress

When my son was young I spent many an hour watching Mister Rogers with him. I loved Mister Roger’s slow and easy manner, his clear intention to instill great values, and strong self-esteem in young minds. I also loved seeing the many wonderful ways he conveyed his core statements: “There is only one you!” “I…