A Path to Beneficial Outcomes

This month’s featured art is pure beauty and growth, and in this case, it isn’t mine. Seeds are planted and seasons change in an abiding cycle of transition. For me, there is nothing more beautiful than what can be discovered in nature, which, as Lao Tzu said, “does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” [...]

By | 2017-11-07T09:04:09+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Featured Art, Posts|2 Comments

Healing Your Personal World

Hundreds of people gather in Downtown Las Vegas, during First Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, for the opening ceremony of the Community Healing Garden in memory of the victims in the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. If there is one thing I would like to share more than anything [...]

By | 2017-10-17T07:24:32+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Featured Art, Posts|2 Comments

Finally – a great excuse for tattoos, edible art and…blowing bubbles!

© Carnegie Museum of Art October is National Arts and Humanities Month, the nation’s largest celebration for the arts and humanities. NAHM was launched 30 years ago by Americans for the Arts in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the NEA, or National Endowment for the Arts. While this may sound like a [...]

By | 2017-10-05T12:31:10+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Posts|0 Comments

Six Steps to Liberation

Liberation - what does it even mean? Freedom from personal responsibilities? Freedom from time? Freedom from pain, emotional or physical? Freedom from negative situations? Burning your bra? “Hidden Message” Work in Progress Elizabeth Bryan-Jacobs Oil on canvas, 48 x 48 inches I think becoming liberated means all the above and then some...it just [...]

By | 2017-09-11T17:25:02+00:00 September 9th, 2017|Featured Art, Posts, Spiritual Toolbox|0 Comments

How to Continually Feel Appreciated

Featured Art Secret II: Letting Go Mixed media with oil and watercolor on paper, 17.5 x 11 inches ElizabethBryanJacobs.com This topic is a wonderful continuation of last month’s post, “Breaking Through Personal Barriers,” as feeling unappreciated can reap amazing breakthroughs. I especially appreciate my own feelings of being unappreciated, as they feed [...]

By | 2017-08-03T17:36:04+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Featured Art, Posts, Spiritual Toolbox|0 Comments

Breaking Through Personal Barriers

Canyon Ranch Guest Art, Session I Mixed media on paper, 11 x 14 inches I could easily start this blog post out by offering, “Six Top Tips to Breaking Through Personal Barriers,” but it is a much longer story than that. Over the next few months, I will share steps to the [...]

By | 2017-06-05T13:51:27+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Posts, Spiritual Toolbox|0 Comments

Outsmarting Stress

Featured Art “Spread Your Wings” Mixed Media on Canvas 39 x 78 inches The experience of creating this month’s Featured Art has been one of the most abiding and uplifting ways to outsmart stress that I have ever experienced. It is an amazing art project that I was blessed to participate in at Dell Children’s [...]

By | 2017-05-11T14:08:09+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Featured Art, Posts|0 Comments

Making Resolutions you can actually KEEP

I’m losing ten pounds, leaving my partner and am forgoing my lifelong relationship with salted cashews – again. “Box of Crayons,” by Melissa Mason Acrylic on Canvas, 52 x 70 inches MelissaMason.me How many times do we make that New Year’s list of resolutions and by spring time it has melted away with [...]

By | 2017-02-27T13:33:34+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Posts, Spiritual Toolbox|0 Comments

How to Feel Grateful when you feel like $#@!

This month’s Spiritual Toolbox Addition is right in tune with the Thanksgiving: it’s called Gratitude, and when you practice it on a regular basis (we are not talking lip service), life is a whole lot more beautiful. OH NO by Byron Keith ByrdOil on Canvas, 48 x 36 incheswww.ByronKeithByrd.com You’ve heard the gratitude [...]

By | 2017-02-27T13:26:48+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Featured Art, Posts, Spiritual Toolbox|0 Comments