positive thinking

A fascinating article on PsychologyToday.com asks: “What’s the most dangerous word in the world?” Turns out, “NO” is the most dangerous word in the world. Why? Because brains and bodies react quickly to negativity. Even a frown releases stress chemicals into our brains and the brains of those around us. “Curiously, we seem to be hardwired to […]


I signed up for an art journaling workshop at Tranquil Space last summer, and almost didn’t go because I feared “wasting my time.”  I’ll never forget when the wonderful instructor, Kimberly said, “Write down what you want by this time next year, July 23, 2012.” My whole body clenched up. Somewhere along the way, I’d forgotten that […]