HOW TO LOOK FOR THE BEAUTY IN THIS PHOTO BY SUZANNE JOBLONSKI.  One way is to look deep into one part of the picture.  The black gleams, the yellow dazzles, one dead flower blooms again.  Another is to look from afar pulling back until only colors dance.  The third way is to think about what matters.  For me the beauty in garbage is the reminder that everything changes, now is not forever, this will pass.

When you find the beauty you  want to be with: Turn the picture into an Emotional Fitness Exercise.  As you look at the picture, Breathe in, focus, hold, focus some more, think about what matters, breathe out, say “Ahhhhh” and “Thank You.” 

Suzanne Joblonski lives in the greater New York area known as New Jersey.  She is a parent, ceaseless advocate, woman of courage, conviction with  a camera and an eye for beauty.   She is open to Facebook friends and loves to add readers to her blog  Thank you Suzanne  for all you do.

Too often life is so much struggle, we forget to do  the small things that can make a difference.  Every good feeling strengthens our ability to move beyond bad, mad, or sad feelings. Being With Beauty is one of my  Twelve Daily Exercises .   Each exercise seeks to strengthen the you ability to live the good life.

The purpose of my Be With Beauty   and Be With Uncommong Beauty xxercises are to have you strengthen the ability to find  beauty in no matter where you are.    Beauty soothes.

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: Be With Beauty Photographer Suzanne Joblonski

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