It’s written in the beads

So…this is what I am remembering and learning these days

DSCN1546Celebrate the good things around you;DSCN1551 make the most of what you find.  Creativity can be fostered by making do with what you have, discovering new combinations, thinking outside the box.

Be gently firm with that inner critic and be prepared to review your definition ofDSCN1556 what is essential; don’t be forever waiting for enough time or the perfect conditions.

And that good old chestnut: Notice and be grateful for the good times, enjoy them when you are having them but don’t try to grasp them; observe the bad feelings, allow yourself to sit with them and don’t try to avoid them in unhelpful ways.

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I don’t need to learn or be reminded about this one: We have amazing family and friends.

And you can’t remind yourself too often to keep making time to play.

3 thoughts on “It’s written in the beads

  1. cathy

    Maktub. (Arabic, not Nepali).
    La. (Nepali)
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    Ps- the ode to crimson rosella necklace is gorgeous!! Beautiful. If you need a promotional photo for your next exhibition- We both know I have the perfect outfit and I know of the perfect couch to sit upon whilst wearing the gorgeous necklace with the perfect outfit, on the perfect couch! oh and I’d be drinking the perfect coffee whilst wearing…anyhoo- you get the picture. I loved Canberra….XXX

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    1. wendy Post author

      We could get matching china no? Thanks darl. You were the perfect guest! Looking forward to the return visit. Much love, W

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