About this Course
Hear me out, okay? Life is beautiful. If it sounds trite or Pollyanna-ish, know that I say it from a life of triumphs and failures, births and deaths, unconditional love, betrayals, unfairness, health struggles, miracles, and all the peaks and valleys in between. This lesson isn't about faking a smile or thinking happy thoughts... it's about real life, the real life we each live every day.
It's about noticing abundance amidst our struggles. It's about noticing the simple and ever-present beauty of nature. It's about noticing all the millions of examples of people being GOOD, even amidst the examples of broken people doing broken things. It's about the beauty of differentness, of uniqueness, even of strangeness. It's about the calming, grounding power of breath. It's about embracing the seasonal, cyclical nature of life, and finding beauty in all of life's seasons.
About the instructor
I love being part of Brave Girls Club and sitting in this big worldwide circle of sisterhood....it has changed my life in all of the best ways. I am profoundly grateful for all of it, and I work hard to never take it for granted.
I'm an artist, teacher and entrepreneur. I have started and owned a few different companies and written many books. I have sold and licensed my art all around the world, which is what I had dreamed of doing since I was a little girl. In 2004, my husband sustained a traumatic brain injury which changed the direction of our lives dramatically and led me to my TRUE life's work.
Taking care of my husband and holding my family together while my business and the rest of my life fell apart all around me left me feeling broken in every way. I used art and journaling to heal the fragmented parts of my soul, and once I felt healed I wanted nothing more than to share what I had learned and how I had healed with my sisters all over the world. That's where Brave Girls Club came from...my curriculum is what I have used to heal myself and make my life joyful again.
I live in Star, Idaho where my husband and I have raised our 5 children. My husband made a miraculous full recovery which we consider a tremendous miracle that has prompted us to spend our life helping others out of the kinds of dark times we were in for so long. Our greatest treasure in life is our family, ...especially the grandchildren who have come to us! We plan to spend the rest of our lives doing more of what we are doing now....enjoying life, helping where we can, creating beauty, and spending as much time as possible with our beloveds...at home and all over the world. We appreciate every new day we are gifted with, and life is beautiful! So happy to be here with all of you!
You will need:
Supplies needed for this course:
- A journal or notebook to write in.
- Your favorite writing utensil. 🙂
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