"Creativity is not a noun, a mood, a talent or a feeling.  It's an essential verb, a choice, an action and ultimately, it is love. To leave your fingerprints on your own life, and all the lives you touch you have to love yourself and your life like mad."

Andréa Balt Quote ~ Creativity

“Creativity is not a noun, a mood, a talent or a feeling.  It’s an essential verb, a choice, an action and ultimately, it is love. To leave your fingerprints on your own life, and all the lives you touch you have to love yourself and your life like mad.”

Art by David Oyens.
Andréa Balt bio.

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"I can be changed by what happens to me.  But I refuse to be reduced by it." Art by Albert Tayler. Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quote ~ Change

“I can be changed by what happens to me.  But I refuse to be reduced by it.”

Art by Albert Tayler.
Maya Angelou bio.

Arianna Huffington Quote ~ Earth

“We are not on this earth to accumulate victories or trophies or experiences or even to avoid failures, but to be whittled and sandpapered down until what’s left is who we truly are.”

Childe Hassam art.
Arianna Huffington bio.

Anne Alexander Quote ~ Fear

“Today I will not let fear motivate me–I will move toward bringing more joy and happiness in my life.”

Art by Adolf Hotzel.
Anne Alexander bio.

"You cannot change anything in your life with intention alone... Intention without action is useless" August Raynaud art. Caroline Myss bio.

Caroline Myss Quote ~ Action

“You cannot change anything in your life with intention alone… Intention without action is useless”

August Raynaud art.
Caroline Myss bio.

"Nothing is easy to the unwilling." Auguste Toulmouche art. Nikki Giovanni quote

Nikki Giovanni Quote ~ Ease

“Nothing is easy to the unwilling.”

Auguste Toulmouche art.
Nikki Giovanni bio.

Katrina Mayer Quote ~ Dirt

“Those who throw dirt lose ground.”

Art by Belisario Gioja.
Katrina Mayer bio.

"A lot of people refuse to do things because they don't want to go naked, don't want to go without guarantee.  But that's what's got to happen."

Nikki Giovanni Quote ~ Naked

 

“A lot of people refuse to do things because they don’t want to go naked, don’t want to go without guarantee.  But that’s what’s got to happen.”

Armand Guillaumin art.
Nikki Giovanni bio.

Katrina Mayer Quote ~ Strength

“There was a time in a my life when just having the strength to get out of bed in the morning was considered a success.  I no longer judge…our journeys are all so very different.”

Artemisia Gentileschi art.
Katrina Mayer bio.

Maya Angelou Quote ~ Create

“You can’t use up creativity.  The more you use, the more you have.”

Art by Berthe Morisot.
Maya Angelou bio.

Linda Poindexter Quote ~ Light

“Whether morning or night…be someone’s light.”

Aurel Zimmermann art.
Linda Poindexter bio.

Maya Angelou Quote ~ Spirit

“A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing.  She goes where she will without pretense and arrive at her destination prepared to be herself.”

Artur Lajos Halmi art.
Maya Angelou bio.

"You mustn't be afraid to sparkle a little brighter darling." Art by Berthe Morisot.

Kirsten Kuehn Quote ~ Fear

“You mustn’t be afraid to sparkle a little brighter darling.”

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote ~ Consent

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

Art by Arthur Hopkins.
Eleanor Roosevelt bio.

Caroline Myss Quote ~ Fear

“Perfectionism is the fear of being criticized.”

Auguste Toulmouche art.
Caroline Myss bio.

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote ~ Gift

 

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift, that is why it is called the present.”

Albert Ludovici art.
Eleanor Roosevelt bio.

Hillary Clinton Quote ~ Talent

“Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.”

Albert  Chevallier Tayler art.
Hillary Clinton bio.

Arianna Huffington Quote ~ Fear

“Fearlessness is not the absence of fear.  It’s the mastery of fear.  It’s about getting up one more time…”

Charles Guerin art.
Arianna Huffington bio.

Maya Angelou Quote ~ Smile

“If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.”

Austustus Mulready art.
Maya Angelou bio.

Caroline Myss Quote ~ Energy

“Everything alive pulsates with energy and all of this energy contains information.”

Art by August Macke.
Caroline Myss bio.

"The stories you tell over & over shape you and your world in profound ways. If your living a story that brings you pain--be aware.  Then stop telling it.  Craft a different story." August Toulmouche art. Hiro Boga bio.

    Hiro Boga Quote ~ Story

The stories you tell over & over shape you and your world in profound ways. If your living a story that brings you pain–be aware.  Then stop telling it.  Craft a different story.”

August Toulmouche bio and art.
Hiro Boga bio.

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote ~ Do It

“Do one thing everyday that scares you.”

August Andreas Jerndorff art.
Eleanor Roosevelt bio.

Kim Bayne Quote ~ Worth

“Don’t let yourself be paralyzed by the pain that someone else has caused…know your worth.”

Arthur Wardle art.
Kim Bayne quote.

There is too much bad news to justify complacency, there is too much good news to justify despair. ~ Donella Meadows quote.  Agnes Goodsir art.

Bad News ~ Donella Meadows Quote

There is too much bad news to justify complacency, there is too much good news to justify despair. ~ Donella Meadows quote.  Agnes Goodsir art.