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Christmas Card Revolution and Challenge

#XmasCardRev 2014 Action art Artwork Christmas Christmas card challenge Christmas card revolution Christmas cards creative Drawing greeting cards heart soul create heartsoulcreate holiday holiday cheer Ignite Change Inspirations inspiring joy Kindness Mission Lisa R. Ullrich Lisa Ullrich

  Have you guys noticed it too? With each new year, the more meager the holiday cheer? Do you hear it too? The dreadful complaints about having to pull the Christmas tree out of storage, and then decorate it. The annoyance at that ONE radio station that plays holiday music starting from now until Christmas. Double annoyance if your co-worker listens to it ALL DAY LONG. The stores are ALREADY decorated for Christmas - can we get through Thanksgiving first?! Dreading the day you have to deal with the holiday shopping crowds. You all know what I'm talking about. Holidays...

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Inspiring Artists

2014 art artists Artwork charcoal creative Drawing heart soul create heartsoulcreate Inspirational Monday Inspirations inspiring Lisa R. Ullrich Lisa Ullrich Thoughts

A charcoal drawing of my eye.   Artists and other creative types are unique within their own rights.  Keenly noticing even the simplest details many other people may overlook.  We are sensitive to our surroundings, independent, unique, eclectic, and follow the beat of our own drummer.  We have visions, dreams, goals, and are highly imaginative.   We live life through our passions. We each have a style unique to ourselves.  No two artists are alike.  100 artists given the same reference photo will create 100 pieces of art each unique to the artist.  The same can be said about photographers and...

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Inspirational Monday

2014 Action Blue California creative creativity flowers Goals heart soul create heartsoulcreate independence Inspirational Monday inspirations inspiring Lisa R. Ullrich Lisa Ullrich nature ocean organize Pacific Ocean Photography quote resourcefulness time

  "Someone once asked me, if I were stranded on a desert island what book would I bring..."How to Build a Boat."      ~Steven Wright This weeks inspirational quote is about resourcefulness, creativity and independence.  I will be using some creativity and resourcefulness with tackling my to-do list.  I'm going to pull out my new calendar to make a plan, schedule times to accomplish tasks, and become organized with my time.  All of this to help me gain independence from the never-ending feeling of having no time to do anything.  I know there is time, I just spin my wheels because it's...

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Inspirational Monday

2014 Action exercise Goals habit health heart soul create heartsoulcreate Inspirational Monday inspirations inspiring Lisa R. Ullrich Lisa Ullrich nurture priorities procrastination self-care sleep yoga

Inspirational Monday is all about sharing quotes, links, stories, and anything else that may awaken and nurture something within your soul. I keep saying, I'm going to start exercising, yet everything else ends up taking rank or the inevitable excuses are made.  I know some of you can relate.  I had a kick in the butt after reading an article on procrastination playing a huge role in self-sabotaging behavior.  And there it was, staring me in the face, my biggest problem. I know exercise is beneficial to my life.  I know it's good for my mind, body, health, soul and...

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Happy Valentine's Day!

2014 botanical download flowers free digital download Freebie Friday Happy Valentine's Day heart heart soul create heartsoulcreate inspirations inspiring Lisa R. Ullrich Lisa Ullrich nature Photography quote roses Valentine's Day

  Hi Friends!  Happy Valentine's Day!  I hope your heart is full of love this day and every day of your life. Let me help you nurture yourself this year.  I will be posting free digital downloads throughout the year.  Click on the photo above to get your Freebie Friday free digital download. This week is in honor of Valentine's Day.  Bright red roses with a heartfelt quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson.  A little something to make you smile. If you missed previous free digital downloads, please click here.  

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