Denyse Whelan Blogs To Connect.
What’s This? 239A/365. I am a visual person and I notice things. In fact, on the scale of Signature Strengths, that’s Dr Martin Seligman names them, observation of nature and beauty is my top one. Which leads me to the question… What’s this? Found on our driveway today. Let me know it you know! Denyse […]
How To Be Vulnerable. 239/365. I read that social worker, academic and all things ‘vulnerability’ Dr Brene Brown is all about ‘letting ourselves be vulnerable’ because by doing that we become courageous and more able to feel the joy in life. Read more, much more, here. I remain unconvinced. I am in a HUGE and […]
ForBetterForWorse. 238/365. Recently we sent our story of our long relationship (i.e. marriage in our case) to the ABC TV program Compass. In a month’s time there will be a 4 week series on ABC TV at 6.30 pm Sundays. Whilst we were not interviewed, we were asked to do a photo reconstruction from ‘then’ […]
All About YOU. 237/365. This blog has been, in general, all about ME. I guess that is why people (like me) have personal blogs. Time to turn the tables. I know other bloggers do this. I also know it can be hard to think of what to write in comments if you want to share. […]
One Perfect Moment. 236/365. My favourite male Australian author is actor William McInnes. He tells Australian stories from both real life and his imagination with such an awesome Aussie manner that I feel like I’m listening to him tell me a yarn. I first found William’s book, A Man’s Got To Have a Hobby, in […]
My Top 3* Art Media. 235/365. This is not a promotion nor is it sponsored….however, I will be naming brands as I use these and recommend them. *Actually having to pick a Top 3 is like trying to find 3 favourite kids..I can’t. So, this may be a Part One…. Do you have any favourites […]
Art Is Calming. 234/365. In recent years art has become my go-to for relaxation and stress-reduction. It is, once I start, the most mindful activity I do. Last night, feeling a little anxious about the day I had experienced, I sat down with some of my art materials and ‘played’. The calm settled almost immediately […]