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Aline yourself with what inspires you and not what drags you down

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Crimson Afternoon oil painting Brighten up your day by incorporating positive and brilliant colors into your vision. Its incredible how good you will feel by hanging on the wall pretty images that inspire your view. This is a great way to take a mini 30 second vacation during work. Especially if you are working at home.  Surround yourself with images that help you feel good inside. Keep your mood light and encourage your inner creative side. Any type of imagery will work, original art, photographs, prints, and interesting objects. Aline yourself with what inspires you, not what drags you down. This can be a major benefit to help relieve a bit of stress. 

Abstract figures outlined within the branches

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 Natural Direction abstract acrylic painting.  This piece was created and completed  in 2009/10 on a large heavy paper.    There are two birds hidden directly  in the middle of the piece,  abstract figures outlined  within the branches.  They sit perched below the center of direction, where all the branches grow toward the light, and reach to the direction of the light, naturally.  With in the center are two branches that crisscross, the birds are perched above, two owls hiding and waiting, getting ready to head to the light outside the forest. The green hues below represent the forest, all of its amazing colors, the dark branches represent motion and growth, as well as separate entities from the leaves and grasslands. This piece was created to inspire hope and direction. Its always best to focus on the brighter things in life, and aim in that direction, but not to forget about the roots that make all things happen. As they say movement is life,  but don't forget where your roots b

When your goals seem far away, sometimes its best to pause and remember why you set them in the first place.

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Tall Green Grass Blades abstract acrylic painting When your goals seem far away, sometimes its best to pause and remember why you set them in the first place. Focus on your original reasons and see if they still apply to what is going on in your life currently. Change or reestablish new goals if need be, set them realistically, and once reached take a moment to do something special for yourself. Set another goal, and continue until larger goals have been reached from the completion of the many smaller goals. In the end you may be surprised at how many goals you have reached. Developing a new goal and adding new goals to your daily life is a great way to get things done. Stay focused, you will get there, just take it one step at a time.

Dreams rising from the dark slumber of earth, abstract painting.

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Dream Rise Poem Dreams rising from the dark slumber of earth. Cynical branches lifting new dreams up high. The sunrises and begins a new day. Dreams rise up into the yellow light. Chasing away the darkness of earth and night.