Saturday, February 18, 2006
14 Secrets for a Real Happy Life!
Cover of Lani's 14 Secrets for a Real Happy Life
These 14 secrets came out of my practicing the Artist's Happiness Challenges. I will give you the secrets here but if you would like the fully illustrated, suitable-for-printing-out and decorating-your-art-making-space-with version click here. Scroll down to the bottom of the page where you will find the 'zine image.
Find 3 good things every day. Use them in your art. This could be some calligraphy, an old photo, a quote, or a particular color that struck you.
Make everything special. Embellish your life.
Look for Fairy God-Mothers and Angels. You will find them if you look carefully.
Play more often.
Look for the smiling faces.
Wish everyone a happy life.
Find something to love about where you are every day.
Make art every day!
Create time. (This one is magical!)
Honor thy grandmothers as much as possible.
PLAY with the grandchildren as much as possible.
Create beauty with what you have on hand.
Join every day art round robins. Make art with friends. Make art as gifts.
Create a list of secrets for a real happy life and pass it on.