Friday Affirmations — If we feel

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If we feel overwhelmed, it’s always okay…

if we feelStop, breathe, stop, breathe, stop, breathe…

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  1. Doing a lot of that these days, Corrine ~ reminding myself to breath.
    Thank you for your good thoughts and love. SO appreciated, dear friend.

  2. Stop breathe stop breathe …. have to try that more often … πŸ™‚

  3. Good one!! So true….BREATH….I love this unique piece!!

    Sending you love!! Feels like you might need some!!

    Hugs Giggles

  4. Love this. Breathe, stop, breath yes I need to do that yes.

  5. Lovely work and great reminder!

  6. Good pages with a great message! Valerie

  7. Flippin heck Corrine, nail on the head with this one today my lovely!! This is my personal mantra at the moment tee hee and I adore how you have captured it so beautifully. Thank-you sweetie.
    Huge hugs x

  8. I am so drawn to the way you express yourself with the little touches that build up to the whole- like the faces you stamped!

  9. love the sentiment. great piece!

  10. I need to remember this…terrific reminder, and the expression in the face is priceless. so dismayed! great layering in this piece too…happy PPF!

  11. Great message and work. Yes, we must remember to breathe, breathe, breathe. πŸ™‚ Happy PPF!

  12. Love your art work style ~ and your quote I needed to see today ~ thanks ^_^

  13. This is most definitely inspirational art, Corrine! Perfect timing for me today, too! Love how you have incorporated all those wee faces into your art…as if everyone of them is encouraging me to take a step back and breathe! Well done!

  14. Good message and fun drawings. Happy PPF, Annette x

  15. I love this excellent creation, yes, breathing exercises are excellent for relaxing!

  16. Such true words – to breath is what we really need πŸ™‚

    Sarah @ A Cat-Like Curiosity

  17. amen to that- and a great way to tape deep breaths while creating πŸ™‚

  18. Exactly what I feel today! No matter how we are, it is OK…and good to tell us so!

  19. love the way the comic strip faces appear in the figure’s mouth! very clever. Funny how easy it is to forget to breath, isn’t it?

  20. Yep. I’ve been doing that lately. It totally works! Love your about-to-not-be stressed out dude.

  21. Great piece this one! And great message too!

    Happy PPF!

    Ilona πŸ™‚

  22. I need this quote daily! Nice work!

  23. I like the faces within the face. Have a nice weekend!

  24. Wonderful work and message. It is so important to stop and take a breath! Slowing down and appreciating the moment makes life so much simpler.

  25. So overwhelming lately with Boston situation and just busy-ness in life. Thank you for that and another piece of art that speaks true.

  26. My feet are up and I’m breathing! I feel as if I held my breath all day long. Thank you for the great affirmation!

  27. Elisa Choi says:

    really inspiring corrine. been like that for this week. stopping and breathing really helps. wonderful spread!

  28. Fantastic! Love the face and how he’s eyeing the words… plus that background is yummy, Corrine.

  29. This is a wonderful piece of art with a wonderful message. I know how much I’ve strived for control in like – and then I am overwhelmed! HPPF

  30. We ARE on the same wavelength! What a beautiful piece and reminder this is – and I love your blog! Such inspiration here, thank you! xo

  31. This is exactly what I need now ‘Stop, breathe, stop, breathe, stop, breathe…’, thank you Corrine. Have a great week!!!

  32. great message and love that face… that is what i look like half the time!!!!

  33. Yes if we remember to stop and breath then only goodness will be allowed to enter.
    Happy PPF

  34. Love it… need it! such is life… art helps… a lot.

  35. Yes! Great quote to keep in mind. Lovely art –I love the overwhelmed person — I think I look like that once or twice a week πŸ™‚

  36. Great reminder! I need to tell myself this everyday! Happy PPF!

  37. You’re so right – it’s all about the breath! Thank you for reminder and with your awesome art! xxoo

  38. Yep works for watercolours too. Stop, breathe, stop, breathe. think before another brush mark is added. Great message and artwork. πŸ™‚

  39. A great message to impart!
    I love your Friday posts…even though I sometimes fail to comment.


  40. It is ridiculous how often I forget to breathe! Doing a little better these days, though…hopefully coming into a quieter season of life. Love this page, Corrine. Love the layers and the face is fab!

  41. I’m only two days behind, so it’s time for me to breathe. I’ve been taking care of my neighbor Sally’s sick cat while she’s out of town. And I’m so far behind, I’m not sure I’ll ever get my breath again!

    Of course, I’m in love with your pages. Although I enjoyed the circles, I was in awe of the faces, including the one you drew. Nicely done.

  42. words of wisdom.

  43. Great page! It’s always ok no matter what. You just need to clear your mind and take a fresh look on things.

  44. That’s what I keep telling myself when life seems to get too big to handle. Just keep breathing and painting and it will pass – eventually.

  45. A spoonful of medicine via art, luv the quote and art piece is perfect….. luv the face : )

  46. Hello Corrine, just catching up with all you’ve done of late, I’ve been away, so happy to be back and check out your inspiring and refreshing art work, love it!

  47. Love all the work you have been doing. It’s just GORGEOUS!!. I was looking around πŸ˜‰

    Love your piece, i think I need to do more of that.
    Stop, Breathe, …

    Have an amazing day!

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