11 Things Learned Last Year to Make Life Better

Angela Shelton and her daughter, Aurelia

11 Things Learned in 2014 to Make Life Better What a Year 2014 was. The birth of our daughter, Aurelia, in the spring was certainly the highlight and makes my heart burst open with so much happy blissful love there are almost no words. The year also broke my heart with far too many deaths of loved ones. 1. People Will Die - Or You Will - Tell Them You Love Them A LOT First, my dear sweet brother died on June 25th. The 25th was a perfect day for him since he loved Christmas. Now … [Read more...]

Follow Your Artistic Dreams


OMG I am actually beside myself. I am so happy I just opened the above painting that I could cry and I had to share. Listen When Art Speaks to You There have been a few moments in my life when pieces of art have spoken to me. Some have down right yelled at me. The first time I did not buy the painting. It still haunts me to this day. It was of a woman in a gorgeous blue dress on a dancefloor dancing with Pan. It remains one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen in my … [Read more...]

Become a Writer

want to become a writer

Do you yearn to write but are stopped by fears? Are you a writer in your dreams but have yet to put your thoughts on paper? Do you not know where to start? How Do You Start Writing? Should you start out with short stories to see if I would have the hang of it? Should you write your life story? Should you dive right into the great novel? What if I write this idea I have and no one likes it? I've heard many of these questions so I merged them into one post. Here … [Read more...]

Do Everything on Your To-Do List AND Save the World Too?!


Ever have so many ideas brewing that you don't know where to begin or end? Have a to-do list, a save-the-planet list, a save-the-world list AND need to make lunch too? Join the club! You'll love this question I received: QUESTION: I want to start a blog for women who are recovering from physical and emotional abuse.  I'm thinking more in terms of a site that would help women rebuild their lives after they've gotten out of the abusive situation (there are so many professional … [Read more...]



In the spirit of SPRING CLEANING - I'm sharing a guest post from Claire Noelle Frost from Bliss Coaching: Website: ClaireNoelleFrost.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blisscoaching DETACH FROM CLUTTER & THRIVE! Hello, everyone. My name is Claire Noelle Frost, and I'm a Green Organizing Coach. I guide clients as they question the beliefs that keep them attached to their clutter. I got started at a young age, having a natural affection for sorting items into recycling bins. … [Read more...]

Open Letter to The Walt Disney Company


Dear Walt Disney Company: My three-year-old cousin was innocently wearing her favorite Little Mermaid bathing suit on a public beach, unknowingly providing porn for child rapists and perpetrators, thank you to your design. The bathing suit has the fin of the little Mermaid placed on the crotch of the suit, making it appear to an open vagina and labia. Yes, shocking. I wondered if I was overreacting so I shared the photo with my brother-in-law who is a special agent for the federal law … [Read more...]