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4 Ideas and Some Art That Are Giving Me Life

February 29, 2024
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(new work “Open Heart” by me…36 x 36″ Mixed media on canvas Available.   “Gertrude Stein defined LOVE as ‘the skillful audacity required to share an inner life.‘…Stein’s idea suggests that…

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5 Ideas GIving me Life This Week

February 22, 2024
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(art featured above is “When She Took Care of Herself Everythign Flowed: To purchase visit this page.  “In my life I have found two things of priceless worth – learning…

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Confessions of a Former Banister Polisher

February 6, 2024
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“You Are So Magnificent” by Sarah Seidelmann Art is Available Something odd happened the summer I went on sabbatical from my medical practice and began to explore writing/life-coaching and a…

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Beautiful Things Grow Out of Ugly Things

February 4, 2024
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(Matisse’s Red Room from my sketchbook drawn at MOMA in New York City) Here Are 5 Ideas That Are Giving Me Life This Week   1.  I could let it be…

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My Favorite Uncommon Books of 2023

January 19, 2024
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Here are a few of the uncommon books that truly hit the spot for me in 2023.  (in no specific order) Foreverland by Heather Havrilesky (memoir) I don’t think I have…

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Dave Chapelle on Creativity and John Green on How To Know What to Do Next

January 2, 2024
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I have so many things to share with YOU that I decided to try out a LIST format again. I hope you find something here to inspire you! 1.  I was reading…

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My Biggest Insights in 2023

December 31, 2023
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The longest day of the year will soon be behind us. I am soaking up the darkness and exploring those things that go bump in the night inside of me.  Soon…

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Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Write Your Book in 2024 by Sarah Seidelmann

December 20, 2023
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At age 43 I got a strange yearning to write books.  One year later, in 2011,  I self published my first book. A year after that, I published Born to FREAK.…

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Patience is Also An Action and other Feel Good Ideas for You Now

December 11, 2023
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1. Vitamin P is my supplement of choice heading into 2024. If there is one thing I’ve learned in 56 years,  it is that all good things take time.  Friendships.…

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Best Holiday Gifts Created By Sarah Seidelmann for People Who Love Transformation!!

November 16, 2023
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 A Mug for Your Friend Who’s Been Mentioning She Could Use A Few More Boundaries…. (“There’s No Way In HAELLLLLL I’m DOing That” 2. A Daily Reader for That Friend…

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I’m So Sorry: The Grief and Invisible Loss of the Artist + Creator

November 13, 2023
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Photo: Wolfskull Cretive If you are an artist or a writer/creative, I AM SO SORRY.   As I was re-skimming The Artist’s Way for the bajillionth time this week, it hit…

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You Were Born to SHINE and Write Your Memoir!

November 6, 2023
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Here are 5 things I’m Extremely KEEN on this week! 1. You will Astonish Yourself:  This is what I have learned by doing 100 day projects and (NOW!) 30 day…

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Reverse Bucket Lists and More

October 25, 2023
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Here are 5 things I’m Extremely KEEN on this week! 1.  Reverse Bucket Lists Rock.  It’s fabulous to have outrageous dreams and goals.  But, sometimes they can overshadow things and…

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You Need A Reverse Bucket List

October 19, 2023
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It’s important and fabulous to have big dreams + ambitious goals.  But, sometimes they can overshadow things and make us feel less satisfied with our lives…or make us chronically feel…

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How to Deal with Eclipse Intensity and More

October 19, 2023
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Here are 5 things I’m Extremely KEEN on this week! 1. When Everything Has Gone to Hell. There is a heartbreaking war happening in Israel and Gaza. Anti-Semetic violence is…

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Mary Oliver’s Counterintuitive Advice for Artists and Creatives

October 12, 2023
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I’m extremely grateful to be HERE in your inbox and I dream that what you find here encourages and uplifts you. Here are 5 things I’m Extremely KEEN on this…

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The Daily Practice That’s Shaped My Life

October 2, 2023
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(The Red Studio by Matisse in my SHINE notebook…I got to see this marvelous painting this week!) Here are 5 things I’m Extremely KEEN on this week! 1.  This Daily…

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Main Character Energy and 36 Questions to Fall In Love with Somebody You Care About

September 26, 2023
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(photo above by Jen Clark) Here are 5 things I’m Extremely KEEN on this week! 1. MAIN Character Energy!  I spoke to an inspiring young human last week who had just…

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What If Your Work Won’t Be Celebrated Until After You’re Dead?

September 3, 2023
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(image above: “Progeny” Acrylic on Canvas (SOLD) Here are 5 things I’m Extremely KEEN on this week! 1. What if you will be CELEBRATED, but not until AFTER you’re dead….…

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Habit Stacks Are Mean to Change

August 28, 2023
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(photo above: Where I do part of my morning routines!) Here are 5 things I’m Extremely KEEN on this week! 1.  Habits Are Never A Forever Thing.  Habit “stacks” (…

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What Do We Do After We Are Done Feeling Our Feelings? Emotionally Focused Therapy

August 23, 2023
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Art (above) by me- PRINTs, MUGs and more HERE. Here are 5 things I’m Extremely KEEN on this week! 1.  Here’s What to do AFTER you feel your feelings.….last week…

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WARNING: Goats Can Get You Very High and Can Lead to Post Event Collapse Syndrome (PECS)

August 15, 2023
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Here are 5 things I’m Extremely KEEN on this week! 1.  Goats Can Get You VERY High.    I had an insanely fun Saturday morning doing GOAT YOGA last weekend thanks…

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Writing Is A Good Way To Find Out What Is Going On Inside of You

August 8, 2023
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(Photo I took in 2018 when I visited the art studio of Nathalie Lete in Paris) 1. Writing Has A FREAKY Way of Revealing What is REALLY Going On with…

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Turquoise Sells and More Wisdom for Aspiring Artists and Creators

August 4, 2023
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Yes I saw the Barbie movie and YES I am going a second time this week.  There was something so delightful and LIFE BRINGING in this movie made by women…

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Goosebumps Are the New Prozac

July 24, 2023
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(my new professional photo from Jen Clark Photography!) Here is my short list of FEEL GOOD ideas I hope will inspire you!  1. Goosebumps are the new prozac:  If you are…

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How to Become A Working Artist: 22 Tips from British Artist Emily Powell

July 22, 2023
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(photo from Emily’s Instagram) Emily Powell is an amazing artist living in Devon, England who I discovered via instagram.I’m her biggest fan.  She’s got an energetic and bright style which…

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Sharing Our Hearts Can Be Dangerous, But Not Sharing them Is a Crime

July 17, 2023
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Here is my short list of FEEL GOOD ideas I hope will inspire you!  1.  Sharing our hearts through creativity can be dangerous but not sharing them is a crime. This…

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Some of the Most Brilliant Artists in History Were WOO-WOO and Not Afraid to Show It

July 17, 2023
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(See the goddess Lakshmi above depicted receiving the divine assistance of pachyderms! – Image Metropolitan Museum) I’m a HUGE fan of collaborating with spirit in my life + creative work. …

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W is for Waterboarding: The Gifts of Facing Your Fears at Book Club

July 10, 2023
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With time, we become grateful for absolutely everything because we realize it has set us free.   ~message from a spider 🕷 friend. It sounded harmless.  It was a book club,…

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Woo-Woo was Used By Some of the Most Brilliant People in History, You’re in Good Company!

July 8, 2023
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Dear Creators of WONDER and MAGIC- I’m extremely grateful to be HERE in your inbox and I dream that what you find here encourages and uplifts you. Here is my…

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