The general assumptions about AGING is yet another social construct to challenge. I’m not going to deny the gradual yet obvious symptoms of aging. But there’s plenty of research to prove that your mindset about aging can noticeably add or subtract years to how you look and feel. The common expectations and general beliefs about aging influence our physical and mental health. As soon as we see the semblance of some signature signs of aging, “it’s all downhill from here.” Right
How much is too much anger?
Seems like the answer would be, any anger is too much anger.
And that may be so, if it looks like the anger that is irrational, overbearing and full of wrath.
But how about the anger that addresses an injustice?
Well that sounds a lot like having an opinion and standing up for it.
Why then does getting angry and being confrontational as a result sometimes leave us with a sense of guilt. Like maybe we, dare I say, “overreacted” ? Even if we did
How to love or be loved...
Skip the 2 cent 1950s 2 cents on the do’s and don’ts of loving and take a cue from the babe on the left; find many of your answers by taking a close look at yourself.
L o o k inward.
Be honest with yourself.
Learn about what has made you excel and what has limited you. Ask yourself what you can improve on, and what you should relax about. What you should embrace and what you should drop. Look for recurring themes, good and bad.
Bob Kane who created the femme fatale known as “Catwoman” was inspired by his cousin as well as by 1930s film star Jean Harlow as she “seemed to personify feminine pulchritude at its most sensuous.” Kane and Co-Batman-creator Bill Finger introduced “the cat” to appeal to female readers and give their comic a little more sex appeal with a “friendly foe who committed crimes but was also a romantic interest in Batman’s rather sterile life”. Kane and Finger chose a cat vibe villa
Attitude is everything. I know, you’ve heard that before, ..that we can turn a failure or problem into an opportunity or stepping stone for success, just by having, well, a positive attitude.
Whereas with a negative attitude, a failure or problem can spiral into more of the same.
This positive or negative attitude thing, is largely recognized by the way you THINK about it. But, you can also change your attitude by changing the way you ACT about it.
Yes, of course, you’ve h
I found this beauty 5 years ago and she has been residing in the front studio oh so elegantly ever since.
When I got her, I was told by the store owner that there is a male figure whom she is supposed to be paired with.
Well, although I have yet to find her counterpart, it’s nice to know he’s out there somewhere. 💘
To those of you that are as stone cold patient as she,
do create boundaries based on your experiences, but don’t create limitations because of them.
Observe yourself, observe your breath, your thoughts, your reactions.
Observe the people around you,
observe the world around you and every detail in between.
Become an observation expert.
Make eye contact. Listen. Learn. Share. Connect.
Occupy your space. Don't just take up space.
Experience your space, don’t just rush through it. La Mistinguette Studio NOHO Arts District
Naming things manages to provide an additional creative life to something, just by defining it with words, giving it a title. I named this wall in 2013, without hesitation, “The Badass and the Beautiful”. It’s likely that it seems self explanatory, but this wall is so much more than the notably badass and beautiful women and the recognition of their successful careers following their passions and pursuing their dreams, living fully, as performers and artists. They are, indeed