Can you believe we are living in a time where face painting is an actual job!? And that face painting class is a real thing!? Today I practiced many a rose leaf, over 50 tear drops, powders, blending, line work, swirls, outlining, lashes, leaves and more. And I learned the gorgeous design I have been obsessing about for months! Now it's just time for me to practice!
Body art, starting with face painting has given an entirely new meaning and hope to my life beyond my expectations. Most of my life I felt conflict between my inner voice and the message of the outside world. This conflict resulted in not feeling at home in my body and struggling with body image due to my choice to believe what people told me that I couldn’t be an artist and be successful.
I am not my body, but I must take care of my body. My body is a car, my consciousness is the driver and life is the road. How my car looks on the outside will influence who looks at me, but as long as I fuel it & take care of it properly, as long as it runs well under the hood, lack of attention will never affect my ability to reach my desired location.
Let's develop a new perspective on the gift of responsibility. Let's give it a new definition so we can run towards it with open arms because of how wonderful it actually is. Would you agree that many people see responsibility as a chore, a burden, something to avoid potentially? It's not. Response-ability, or the ability to respond the empowered meaning of this word responsibility. What are some reasons we might want to improve our abilities to respond? We stay centered and in our power when we consciously choose how to respond, instead of unconsciously react. When we are creating...