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Welcome to Minette’s blog where she shares about what matters to her, makes her curious or invokes wonder and awe. Plus poetry, she loves poetry.

Days 15 – 18: My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss

There is a poem by Dr. Seuss called 'My Many Colored Days." I have a board book version I used to read to my kids. This wonderful poem helps us all - adults and children alike, accept that we feel all the feelings and that on no two days are we the same and that's...

Day 14 – Inspired by John O’Donohue

Day 14 of 100 days of positive self-talk, drawing and writing inspired by Irish poet John O'Donohue John O’Donohue writes in this beautiful unfinished poem “I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding.” He is one of my...

Reflections on turning 55

Day 13 of 100 days of positive self-talk with cartoons and comments I feel deep gratitude today. As I reflect on where I have been and where I am going in the days, months and years I feel excited to be turning 55. and I think this 100 days of focusing on positive...

Day 12: Progress not perfection

Day 12 of 100 days of drawing and positive-self talk: Progress not perfection Today I am sharing work in progress. I have an entire journal full of practice pages. In my journey as an artist I have always embraced progress not perfection as a personal mantra. I think...

Holding Myself Tenderly – Radical Self-Care

Day 11 of my 100 day project: Practicing Radical Self-Care On this journey towards expressing deeper self-compassion, self-love and loving-kindness towards myself, I realized that I need to hold myself tenderly and find simple routines and practices for my plan for...

9 things I’ve learned about self-care from my daily walks

9 things I've learned about self-care from my daily walks: Day 10 of 100 days of positive self-talk Getting out the door is the hardest step Slow down or you miss the important things (like tiny wonderful bugs in the center of a flower, birds in a tree, dewdrops on a...