bright, radiant and warm is the spring sun! Even though our days on the ski slopes are cold, the temperature feels considerable warmer in the sun. In fact, you have to be careful because the sunny snow can act like a grabbing device on your skis! One of the hardest falls I ever took was straight forward over my skis that had stopped abruptly after traveling from shade to sun. Instead of leaning forward and charging down the hill you have to lean back and ride with the tips up to glide or switch to waxed racing skis. I won't even go into the different muscles this requires! Changing conditions, adapting to the
, and making the best of what you have is a key principle to creating
you are ready to start a new series. You have just completed a big push for a large project or two, for me, the museum show is hanging and the commissions are all checked off except one.
do you even "rev" yourself up to do anything? Taking a nap doesn't seem to be working.
what is bringing the sunshine into your life in this very moment like a young litter of puppies playing with their mama. Is it a
interest in an activity you have never participated in before? Is it a curiosity in the way the light hits objects at different times of the day or in different seasons? Is it an animal you have never considered before or an area you haven't
. Is the something new an "artist's date" to the spring fair? Or is it something that stops you in your tracks and causes you to pause and consider like flying back into Dulles VA, looking down on a huge orange super moon?
Besides all this, there are many health benefits of SUNSHINE for us. Vitamin D known to help fight off depression, cancer and osteoporosis, is soaked in through our skin in just a few minutes of exposure each day. Ever hear of a "sunny disposition"? The result of time out in nature causes a feeling of well being and often encourages us to be more active which also leads to health and a sense of optimism.
Bottom line, simply take the next right step out into the