Watercolor Eiffel Tower

Paris Effiel Tower

As a watercolor artist and I am still a beginner, this was a dream for me to watercolor! I really wanted to do this one. I did this with pen, watercolor and finished the Eiffel Tower in Gold Acrylic.

 

I plan on putting this on some postcards, greeting cards, tissue paper at my Zazzle.com/daphsam shop.

Stream of Consciousness Writing: Beside You

What is beside me is my chair. Because of my back problems, sitting is not an option for very long. I work on my computer that is a standing desk (VersaTables). When I need to sit because standing all day is tiring, I have my chair right next to me to rest for about 20 minutes. If I go any longer, my back hurts.

 

 

 

 

Flash Furniture Mid-Back Black Mesh Swivel Ergonomic Task Office Chair with Flip-Up Arms, BIFMA Certified

 

So it’s a chair that is there for me when I need to rest.   I use to be able to stand all day but these days I am more tired:(  I do use a Coccyx pain relief pillow on top of the seat.

 

This is for Stream of Consciousness Saturday

RDP Friday- Empty

 

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Empty is the promise that is not kept.

Empty is the words that are spoken with little care to follow through.

Empty is what will be left after the fire you have set to everything.

Empty is what I will feel in my heart if you don’t change.

 

RDP Friday – Empty

Motivational Monday Quote Favorite Place~ Mental Break

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My favorite place in the whole world is Positano, Italy. This is a picture from inside my hotel room in Positano. When things get rough, I close my eyes and take a mental vacation. I lay down on my heating pad, listen to one of the “insight timer” music or guided meditations.

I work on making my meditation area as peaceful as possible.  Sometimes I spray the room with a Lavender spray or coconut room spray. I know Amazon has wonderful options.  I also use an eye mask to make sure that it’s very dark to help me relax even farther.

Also, I use other images from my Pinterest board that I have collected that make me feel very relaxed before going into mediation.

To check out my board~ Pinterest – Peaceful Images

Here are a few of my own photographic images that I hope can create a mental vacation break for you.

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View from my hotel in Positano, Italy
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Cayman Islands
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Greece

So as we approach another week of “Stay Safe and Stay Inside”, use images and videos to help you mentally escape and have a little vacation.

Favorite YouTube Relaxing Escape Videos!

Another fun way to relax and get away at home is to use youtube videos that are peaceful and relaxing.

This is my own youtube video of Venice, Italy.

Let’s Do Some Emotional Visual Eating

Well, that was a week to forget. These are crazy times and who knows how long this will last. Since it’s too hard to always get to the market at this time. I thought this would be a fun visual treat for all who can’t get to some sweets!

 

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Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies baked by my husband. 

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”

― Charles M. Schulz

 

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I am a huge pretzel fan, so these pretzels with chocolate are too hard to pass up.

“What you see before you, my friend, is the result of a lifetime of chocolate.”

― Katharine Hepburn

 

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Chocolate truffles with coffee beans! Two of my favorites together for an evening treat. 

“Coffee and chocolate—the inventor of mocha should be sainted.”

― Cherise Sinclair, Hour of the Lion

 

Chocolate Candy

A lovely chocolate pastry from the Four Season’s Hotel. 

 

“May your life be filled, as mine has been, with love and laughter; and remember, when things are rough all you need is … Chocolate.”

― Geraldine Solon, Chocolicious

Enjoy your visual chocolate treats!

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