It is 8:30 am here in Belgium where we live and I am sure that Saint Nicolas has come to our home. He is the bishop dressed in red, with a long, pointy hat, who brings presents to deserving children. He carries them on a donkey and if you put your shoes out with a … More Giggling with joy and waiting for Saint Nicolas
In the last few months, after taking a few design courses online through http://www.coursera.com, I’ve started making my own covers for the books that I am publishing independently on Amazon (see them all here: Author’s Page for Christine Ellis on Amazon.com). Some of the books are doing quite well and I am moderately pleased with … More Cover Design Contest for Self-Published Authors
The holidays are coming. You might have a bit of time off to recharge your batteries and refresh yourself after a year of work. What will you do? May I suggest coloring? To start at the beginning… I periodically look for interviews with successful authors on the Internet. I feel inspired by their stories and … More 10 Best-selling coloring books for adults
Lazy is a good thing. So is apple pie. I felt amused looking at this design I did a couple of years ago for an online course. Also, it felt good to look at it, remember it and realize that I was doing way more things than I now remember. Productive, yes. I was. Even … More Lazy Apple Pie and the Productive Past
Before I had my son I used to feel satisfied if I had a good meal, or saw a good movie or were on the right side of an argument. I also used to take profound satisfaction in watching synchronicities show up. Now I feel the same profound satisfaction (if not more…) when I manage … More Satisfaction down to the fingertips
The big tree and the ivy seem to have no fear of intimacy. On the contrary, they really give the impression that they are thriving together. Lush, tender, healthy intimacy. I love.
Watching a cartoon with my son on Saturday morning.
I’ve had a very long day. It was good but I’m exhausted. Also, I don’t like rushing around but that’s what I had to do. An hour before midnight I took a shower and it took a lot of energy to do this simple thing. The warm water was delicious though and I felt refreshed, … More Feeling blessed and savoring water
Welcome to my blog. It’s a blog about good feelings. And feeling good. Every day I will pick a good vibe and write something about it. After all, everything we do is that so we get to feel a certain way. It really is all about the feelings. So in thinking this morning about what … More Savoring