The textures of Turkey – my 2 weeks in Turkey experience

Stepping into our 2 weeks in Turkey I didn’t know what to expect. From the pictures I’d seen I knew it would like a mixture of Utah’s terrain and a step back in time. The history that has taken place in Turkey is so deep, and there is so much you can see up close.…

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The Treasures of Egypt – our travel experience

noelle at sakkara pyramid

The treasures of Egypt travel; I can’t wait to share our experience with you:   I sit at our hotel pool, legs crossed on a lounge chair. To my left is a group in their 20’s. They are playing in the pool, having fun. The lifeguard warns them to be careful, I believe they are…

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The gifts of Dubai

dubai museum of the future

My feet are throbbing, I can feel a blister forming. I’m determined to not let it slow me down though as we continue our way through the Dubai Expo 2020.  The expo is a neighborhood size even full of pavilions from countries all over the world. It features a celebration of one another’s cultures, foods,…

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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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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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The before and the after

by ocean on honeymoon

This photo was taken hours before my mom died. The last photo of me during “the before” part of my life. It was me, blissed-out, on my honeymoon, basking in all the glowing love and possibilities of life. This was another part of life, before another layer was added to who I am. I often…

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My interview with Leonie Dawson – writer, artist, business coach

Noelle Rollins and Leonie Dawson artist zoom call

This past week I had the honor of doing a zoom call with Leonie Dawson. Leonie is a writer, artist, business coach out of Australia. On our call, we talked about my book, learning to trust our intuition, and knowing when it’s the right time to make a pivot in life or business. Plus some…

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