FOCUS, BREATHE IN SLOWLY, STAY FOCUSED, HOLD FOR A FEW MOMENTS, BREATHE OUT SLOWLY AND SAY “AHHHH” OR “THANK YOU.”
ICE AND SNOW PICTURES honoring the Winter Solstice, Christmas, Hanukkah and all those who love snow. As the shortest day of the year, it is also the day that says we are on the path to Spring and Summer.
Thank You Be With Beauty Photographer Suzanne Joblonski for this city snow and setting sun picture.
The purpose of my Be With Beauty Exercise is to have you exercise the ability to find beauty wherever you are. Beauty soothes. So take a few moments to focus totally on the picture and then to practice gratitude.
Too often life is so much struggle, we forget small things make a difference. Every good feeling strengthens our ability to move beyond bad, mad, or sad feelings. Practicing Gratitude and Being With Beauty are two of my Twelve Daily Exercises . The exercises are easy to practice, can be done over and over again, and are based on sound scientific practice about how to keep mad, sad, and bad feelings from eroding the good life holds.
Consider becoming a Be With Beauty Photographer. Any one interested in sharing their pictures should contact EFTI at [email protected] Pictures you want posted can be sent to that address in jpg or gif format. Given permission, I can also harvest pictures from your Facebook, Picasa, or Kodax accounts. If you give me that permission or send me a picture, you should include a note stating how you want to be recognized.
Not all pictures will be accepted. Nature pictures, pictures reflecting the Weekly Photo Challenge Topic are most acceptable, but also looking for Uncommon Beauty Pictures.A new Be With Beauty picture is posted every weekday. I take many, but also want others to become Be With Beauty Photographers.
Thich Nan Hahn’s tells us “The rose is in the garbage, the garbage is in the rose.” As the link shows he was thinking about our tendency to think in dualities–a habit that is very limiting and part of the human tendency to make things simple or worse to divide people into categories.
IMAGE BY: Suzanne Joblonski