5 tips to prep for a sabbatical from your work or business

Are you feeling burnt out? Needing a change? Could a strategic sabbatical help?   Here is how I knew that it was time for me to take a break and replenish my soul: I’ve been a working artist for over 25 years. I sold my first piece of artwork 30 years ago exactly, while I…

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Do this right now to calm your thoughts and better your life.

This video lists out a few things you can do right now that will create an immediate energy shift, calm your mind, and help you rid your life of toxic people and things.     If you like this video I’d be honored if you shared it.

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The pressure on Simone Biles is not okay and what we can learn from it

Soulful Share yoga meme Noelle Rollins Art

I set my alarm this morning for 6 am to watch the Women’s Gymnastics Olympic team compete live. Admittedly I pushed snooze and woke up again at 7:30.  By this time I was able to see the last few US athletes compete. For the past few weeks, something has been bothering me. The endless Simone…

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Recognizing my own health burnout … and finally dealing with it

I don’t normally post videos like this.. but my body has been begging me to pay attention to it  – I’m calling it health burnout – and it’s intense. I’ve overloaded my schedule, my workload, too little sleep, too few healthy stress outlets… and I’m burned out. My body needs me to stop everything and…

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making room for new goals and unknowns

It’s a powerful trust exercise to make room for new unknowns.  Deep inside of me, I’ve had a nudging that has grown stronger and stronger. Simplify life, let go of the extra, simplify your business, let go of the extra. It’s time to make room. Room for new possibilities, new dreams.   As someone who likes…

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How to harvest the lessons from 2020 and the past year to better your life

inward journey eagle pose artwork

Lessons from 2020 and the past year… This past year… it’s been the hardest year in many ways, yet a year full of gifts and lessons that I am grateful for. This artwork sums it up well. (You can find this artwork here.) We’ve been forced to look inward this past year. Inward at our…

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How to create a full year calendar that supports your goals

create a full year calendar

A few weeks ago I participated in a zoom workshop run by the fabulous Star Hansen.  During the zoom call, she explained all about the benefits of creating a full year calendar. (She’s an organizing superstar)  I have her links at the bottom of this post as well so you can go visit her page…

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4 weeks away from social media –

my woods after a snowfall

I’m nearing 4 weeks off of social media – scroll below for a couple journal entries from these past weeks: -January 13th, 2020 – Life- I’m almost at the 2 week mark away from social media. Truthfully it’s taking a whole lotta discipline to get on this computer and write down my feelings, observations and…

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DIY lantern style patio decor

diy patio decor

Last month I was determined to figure out how to build an oversized statement piece for my patio.  I looked through our woodpile and found some squares of wood, some 2″x 2″ pieces of wood and a few other scraps until I found some big enough to work for what I had in mind. I…

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