Wednesday, November 9, 2016

The Lost Art of Listening

This is really just a germ of an idea that has been rattling around in my brain for a week now.

In this faceless, instant communication society, with the use of Facebook, Twitter, and the like we are so quick to 'speak' our minds but we are losing the ability to LISTEN to what others are saying.

So many people have 'unfriended' others over the election, over their religion, over their beliefs, whatever. Have you ever thought about why you became friends in the first place? When's the last time you actually TALKED to them, and really LISTENED?

We need to re-cultivate our listening skills. Each one of us.

Ask questions and LISTEN to the answers. Take a moment of silence to THINK about what was said, and not just reply immediately.

This is an idea that I want to flesh out for a class that I teach, and so as I'm doing that I will post more here, and have some links that I want to look at in more depth later.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

LOA Week Three

Kit: Hallow's Eve Collab by Berna's Playground, Christine Art, Jen Maddocks Design, and The Urban Fairy Available here-

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Layout Artist Competition- Week 2

Kit: Faithbooking Joy by Jenn Maddocks Designs
Template: Artisan Favorite Templates 13 #6 by Jen Maddocks Designs available here-
Font: Tiaga

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Wow, it's been a year?!?!

Oh my gosh, am I embarrassed! The last thing I posted here was from the Layout Artist competition LAST YEAR!!! Oh well, I'll endeavor to do better going forward and keep folks updated on what I'm working on, musing about and such.

For now though, here's my Week 1 entry in this year's Layout Artist competition at theStudio~
Kit: Beautiful (May 2015 Mega Kit) by the Studio designers including- ADB Designs, Terry Maruca, Let Me Scrapbook, 
Snickerdoodle Designs, Laitha Designs, Vero-The French Touch, Patty B Scraps, The Urban Fairy, 
LouCee Creations, Jilberts Bits of Bytes, Designs By Brigit, and Zesty Designs 
Font: Lucinda Handwriting Italic

And here it is in my normal 8.5x11~

This kit is available here~ Beautiful