Monthly Archives: June 2015


Free Yourself From Perfection

“Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful.” -Annette Funicello ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ I recently realized I was a perfectionist, or a recovering one. This topic came up in conversation recently when a friend was agonizing over the content of her first published book. The memories of my designing days in the garment industry flashed back [...]

Accessing the Power of Gratitude

    ""The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude." - Friedrich Nietzsche   ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ The practice of gratitude as a tool for happiness has been in the mainstream for years. Long-term studies support gratitude’s effectiveness, suggesting that a positive, appreciative attitude contributes to greater success in work, greater health, peak performance [...]