Get Your Sassy Sprinkles Here!

Happy Spring, all! Listen, I've got some news. Three things:

1) All of my recent medical tests have come back negative and clear, except for a bunch of abdominal inflammation due to the effects of radiation. So far, my tests show that all the treatments I went through were successful! Now, all I have to do is wait patiently while my body repairs the resulting damage... To be honest, it's rough and my energy and stamina still aren't anywhere near normal but, it's a process! #igotthis

2) You might remember that last fall, I talked about making some changes to my business offerings. Those changes are in the works and they are pointing me towards focusing mainly on courage and confidence, especially with regards to overcoming major obstacles. With that in mind, I've started recording interviews with some challenge warrior friends of mine for my upcoming podcast called, Hard Candy: Even Life's Toughest Moments Can Be Sweet. Stay tuned for the launch of this inspiring podcast later this spring! (PS: I'm also working on a book with the same title...)

3) Speaking of confidence, my new free report, 50 Sassy Sprinkles for Instant Confidence, is ready and available now! I've put together 15+ pages of my best tips for boosting your confidence PLUS some bonuses! Why do I call them Sassy Sprinkles?? Well, if you've worked with me as your choreographer on a show, you know that my fave thing to do before curtain is to pass out what I call "sassy sprinkles" -- essentially pretend magic fairy dust that I sprinkle on your head with my fingers, for extra sass onstage. I have an endless supply and now I'm gifting all of you with a hard copy of my magic! 

You can get your copy on my website at www.pamelacwills.com right now!

Catch you on the flip side!

xo Pamela C.

One of Those Days

Have you ever had one of those days when you just feel like nothing's going your way? Like nothing you're working on is working? Or like nothing will ever work out the way you want it to?

Sometimes, no matter how much we think we are practicing positivity and gratitude, those old familiar fears, doubts and worries can sneak up on us, ambush us and bonk us over the head with their yucky negativity.

How do I know this? Haha, very funny. Yeah I know this very well because yes, it sometimes even happens to me! In fact, it just happened to me yesterday. Yes, really!!

Yes, even though I just celebrated my birthday on Monday -- during which so many people made me feel so special and I was reminded again of all the amazing love in my life -- I still had a crappy day after the birthday. Maybe it was just the letdown after experiencing so much special attention on my birthday (LOL) or maybe I just let myself be overtaken by that old Bermuda Triangle of fear, doubt and worry... Either way, the results were less than stellar.

Here's the thing: 

On one hand, my life feels pretty charmed, even including the fact that I just spent six months dealing with (and BEATING!) cervical cancer. That fact is included because I feel I've been given an incredible opportunity to decide what I really want out of life AND experience an amazing amount of love and support from my community. 

On the other hand, a bunch of new stress-mongers keep knock-knocking at my door, growing louder and more insistent every day. For example:

  • Since the end of January, my health has taken a small step backwards, with weird uncomfortable digestive issues and renewed fatigue topping the list. A new battery of tests this week (abdominal CT scan included) and a follow-up PET scan in Boston top that fun list. Hoping for easily fixable results from all of the above. Cross your fingers for me please!
  • My quest for new income sources has yielded several enticing bites but nothing solid as yet. Hey, if you're looking for writing, marketing or accountability help for your business, I'm your gal (and I'm having a sale this month)! ^^ Just click on that blue link ^^ for more info!
  • The waiting game continues with other payouts like insurance and my tax return...
  • Meanwhile, next month's bills loom ahead and this weekend is Celia's final college audition, in NYC of course! 

As you can see, if I'm not careful, these little buggers can spiral out of control and become big scary monsters (kinda like they did yesterday...). Who needs that, right?? Not me!!

So, I work EVERY. DAMN. DAY. to stay in gratitude, because I know that worry won't solve a thing. In fact, it makes everything WORSE. And I know that remaining focused on the positive in my life is not just the best but the ONLY way to keep moving forward.

These are my top remedies for keeping the scary monsters at bay and staying grateful when you're having one of those crappy, icky, negative, scary days:

1) Pull out your favorite inspirational book and READ IT
Those inspirational writers know a thing or two about helping you feel better. 

2) Talk to your bestie
There is nothing like a good old fashioned chat with your best friend to help you see things more clearly and make you feel better in no time at all. (Thanks, Angel and Celia! xoxo)

3) Find as many silver linings as you can
For me, the silver lining of a dark cloud represents the most beautiful, most subtly shimmering strand of joy that can be extracted from an otherwise awful situation. Seek and you shall find it.

4) Distract and conquer
Distract yourself by doing something fun! Crank up your fave tunes and have yourself a dance party!! Color a page of your most beautiful coloring book. Pull out your old photo files (paper or digital, it doesn't matter) and reminisce about the good old days. Go bowling!! Whatever floats your boat.

5) Make a list
Think about all the many, many things you're grateful for and write that shit down. Start with the air you breathe and keep going until you can't think of a single thing anymore. If you don't keep one already, start a gratitude journal or jar or box so you can go back and look for inspo on other days like this one -- because they will come up every now and again.

6) Help someone else
Helping a friend or a pet in need can really help you focus on something else while simultaneously helping you realize that maybe you don't have it so bad, after all.

7) Get your sweat on
Yeah, that PhD in body movement really comes in handy at times like these. See #4, Dance Party.

8) Create a vision board
If you haven't done this yet, I highly recommend this incredibly fun and relaxing way to bring your goals and dreams to life, either on paper or digitally, like on Pinterest. I personally use both media! Pinterest is always at the ready on my phone, useful whenever I'm waiting in line or waiting for an appointment. And there is just something so juicy about creating a paper vision board that really gets me jazzed! So much so that I'm leading a vision board workshop next Friday night, March 2nd at Innerglow Yoga in Mashpee! Check below for details!

© 2018 Pamela C Wills, Int’l

 One of my most recent masterpieces...

One of my most recent masterpieces...

  Especially grateful for these three rock stars: my daughter Celia, my mom Celine and my dad Jim. They keep me going and have my back like nobody else. Thanks guys! I love you so much! 

Especially grateful for these three rock stars: my daughter Celia, my mom Celine and my dad Jim. They keep me going and have my back like nobody else. Thanks guys! I love you so much! 

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Have you heard?? February is my birthday month, so I've dropped all the prices in my online Emporium for the whole month! Most of the digital/audio items are on sale for just $5 each -- including my popular Fight the Fright ebook.

But the juiciest discount is on my private telephone coaching service -- only $50/hr (my top hourly rate is normally $300). That means if you book your hours with me during this month, you can book as many as you like at just $50 -- and use them all year long! 

Take a look at www.pamelacwills.com and check the offers, they're pretty sweet! Happy February!


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Hey there! I'm Ringleader Pam!

It's true that many years have seen many hats on my head, but one thread makes them all part of one unique collection: my passion for story.

More than 25 years of experience in writing and editing, public relations, sales and marketing, social media, networking, teaching, public speaking and yes, even dance and choreography fill this gal's cocktail shaker of a life -- definitely shaken, not stirred -- and give me the ability to serve up exactly what my clients need.

Whether it's written content, sales and PR/marketing help, confidence boosts, a great speech, accountability and mentoring or dance lessons for the movement shy, my glass-overflowing positivity, optimistic attitude and contagious enthusiasm for my clients' successes took many years of many tries and fails to cultivate -- a success story of my own that has thankfully won me thousands of admiring fans! Want more? Download your FREE report at www.pamelacwills.com today!

Radical Self Care

Recently, I've been reflecting on the phrase, RADICAL SELF CARE and thinking about how to best implement this idea into my life. Especially since I'm just about finished with all kinds of medical treatments for cervical cancer, I know I'll need to observe this concept very seriously this year. No swinging from the chandeliers for this gal (at least not until NYE)!!! lol

Seriously though. We over achievers all try to squeeze too much out of our limited energy reserves on any given day. During the holidays, we're even more determined to find that extra 25th hour in the day! Oh yes, I know you very well!

With this idea in mind, I found a blog of mine from four years ago that can help us all. I'm posting it here for your convenience!

READ THE BLOG :: CLICK HERE

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If you haven’t had a chance to donate to our fund yet, it’s not too late - please consider helping us reach our goal by Christmas. Every dollar counts! Here's the link to our page: www.youcaring.com/pamela-wills

Thank you!!
 

© 2017 Pamela C Wills, Int’l


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Hey there! I'm Ringleader Pam!

It's true that many years have seen many hats on my head, but one thread makes them all part of one unique collection: my passion for story.

More than 25 years of experience in writing and editing, public relations, sales and marketing, social media, networking, teaching, public speaking and yes, even dance and choreography fill this gal's cocktail shaker of a life -- definitely shaken, not stirred -- and give me the ability to serve up exactly what my clients need.

Whether it's written content, sales and PR/marketing help, confidence boosts, a great speech, accountability and mentoring or dance lessons for the movement shy, my glass-overflowing positivity, optimistic attitude and contagious enthusiasm for my clients' successes took many years of many tries and fails to cultivate -- a success story of my own that has thankfully won me thousands of admiring fans! Want more? Download your FREE report at www.pamelacwills.com today!

Love is in the Air Again

I don't know about you, but my emotions have been running on HIGH ALERT all week. Whether it's hormonal, political or cosmological, it still has the same effect: STRESS!

According to my supersmart healer pals, the antidote is self love. They say that however we can approach a situation -- any situation -- from a place of love is the way to find peace and healing. This makes a ton of sense to me, so I am practicing a new mantra that goes something like this:

Love instead of fear. Love instead of hate. Love, love, love, love, love.

So far, it's working! Love is in the air!

Do you feel it?

I've been thinking about love lately... a lot. It's February! The month of love... And you know what they say about love... Love is in the air. Love is the question and the answer. Love me or leave me. Love is all you need. All you need is love. Love isn't love until you give it away. Love thy neighbor. Love is a battlefield. Love and money. For the love of God. Love is a many splendored thing. Love has many faces. Love has no limits. Love will find a way. Love your Self!

Well, as you can see, I've been counting the ways. =)

This month, by right of Saint Valentine is dedicated to the most complex, famous, wonderfully exciting emotion, both noun and verb in one. Get comfy, take a seat because I'm here to help you start unraveling this puzzle this month. Today, it's all about the questions...

Read more here...


BTW, if you want more love and attention for your career, you really oughtta check my community of artists, for artists -- The Guild, espesh if you've been dying to connect with other like-minded performers for encouragement and accountability, The Guild is THE place for you! Furthermore, if you want more attention for your work, more confidence both onstage and offstage, and more ways to level up your performance career, The Guild is the place for you.

The Guild's membership perks are packed with bonuses like a private access group, publicity in front of my 22k+ network of followers, exclusive trainings and tips, monthly group mastermind calls with me and more -- all for less than the price of your gym membership.

After all, do you really want to languish in the back row when you could be center stage??

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Questions? I'd love to feature them (of course anonymously, if you prefer) on my Ask Ringleader Pam page -- just hit reply and ask away!

SCHEDULE FREE CHAT

© 2017 Pamela C Wills, Int’l


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Hey there! I'm Pamela C Wills, Ringleader of The Creative Revolution

I'm an award-winning Choreographer and published Author with a passion for business -- YOUR business. I teach up-and-coming performing Artists just like you how to successfully embrace your inner BADASS with confidence, navigate opportunity with ease and take your talents to the next levelMy popular programs and services help my clients level up and make ginormous leaps with the creative passions that they just can't live without.

Want to start leveling up?
 Don’t just dabble, download your FREE report at www.pamelacwills.com and start calling YOUR shots today!

How to Stay Positive

I won't lie.

Sometimes, life can get pretty rough. All kinds of negativity seems to swirl around, and sometimes people -- at times, myself included -- express anger, fear, doubt and worry. It can sometimes be seriously challenging to keep a positive attitude. I know you feel me.

Here's the thing: Negative situations happen all the time. Not to minimize the implications of what's happening at any given moment, but yeah, shit happens.

So how do we fight against the negative impact of all the shit happening?? 

My best advice is to embrace the power of positive thinking, because it helps us stay positive even when chaos reigns. Check these ideas for staying positive:

1) STOP the negative chatter in your head
Are you always beating yourself up mentally? Do you usually question your actions? Trust me, I’ve been there. So I know firsthand how important it is to retrain your brain to stop doing that to yourself. The more you talk negatively to yourself, the more that negativity digs in deep and becomes part of you. Instead, practice positive thinking: Anytime a negative thought shows up, replace it with a positive one. Soon enough, your brain automatically turns negatives into positives. It's magical.

2) Create a positive environment for yourself
It's essential to have influences in your life that support and lift you up instead of drag you down. Who and what you choose to spend your time on all have a huge impact on your outlook. Consider carefully WHAT you let into your mind and with WHOM you choose to spend your time.

Ask yourself:

  • Who are the three most negative people I spend time with?
  • What are the three of most negative sources of information I spend time on?


On the other hand, surrounding yourself with positive people helps you stay positive in negative situations. There are plenty of negative people out there — avoid them! Those negative attitudes can only bring you down.

3) Start your day positively
Set the tone for the rest of your day by strategically planning how you spend your mornings. 

Start your day by moving your body, reading or listening to inspiring information over a healthy breakfast or during your ride to work. These small steps can make a big difference in how your whole day goes.

4) Find the silver lining
Ask yourself this: 

  • What is one positive or good thing about this situation?
  • What is one opportunity that could result from this situation?

It's perfectly okay if you need a bit of time to process any uncomfortable thoughts and feelings that might arise in a negative situation. Forced optimism when you're still feeling the feels usually doesn’t work so well.

5) Express gratitude
Even when the worst shit is happening, we mostly realize that we still have things to be grateful for. We still count our blessings. Practicing gratitude, keeping a gratitude journal, acknowledging what we’re grateful for helps us to feel positive, even when bad things happen.

6) Get some exercise
Exercise is an excellent way to fight the negative effects of bad situations.  It releases those yummy endorphins in our brains that make us feel better. The physical, mental and emotional benefits of exercise cannot be overstated. Moving around keeps your body in better shape and boosts your self-esteem for having the discipline to exercise. Try adding yoga to your routine for some serious focus and meditation. 

7) Don't let fear hold you back
Take a chance! Start a new habit that feels unfamiliar! Who cares about what's the worst that could happen??

How about, What's the BEST that could happen??

Finding clarity doesn’t take much AND it can help you to get going, step outside of your comfort zone and take that chance.

8) Look for solutions and take action
Change is ROUGH. It's messy, it's painful, it's chaotic. But guess what -- change DOES happen. Just like that famous French journalist, Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr said, "the more things change, the more they stay the same."

Accepting that change is part of life can help you to relax and be more accepting. Try to look for the positive aspect. For example, if you’re in a crappy career situation, what do you do -- accept it and try to make it better? Maybe. Or maybe this is your opportunity to make a big change for yourself and land the role that you REALLY want.

Seriously tragic changes, like death throw us off even moreso, but when our brains have learned how to stay positive in negative situations, even tragedy won’t destroy us completely. With the power of positivity, we can master those negative situations whenever they arise.

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Questions? I'd love to feature them (of course anonymously, if you prefer) on my Ask Ringleader Pam page -- just hit reply and ask away!

SCHEDULE FREE CHAT

© 2017 Pamela C Wills, Int’l


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Hey, have you seen The Guild lately? It's new, it's improved and it's only $19 per month!

Check it HERE: THE GUILD


Hey there! I'm Pamela C Wills, Ringleader of The Creative Revolution

I'm an award-winning Choreographer and published Author with a passion for business -- YOUR business. I teach up-and-coming performing Artists of all stripes just like you how to successfully embrace your inner BADASS with confidence, navigate opportunity with ease and take your talents to the next levelMy popular programs and services help my clients level up and make ginormous leapswith the creative passions that they just can't live without.

Want to start leveling up?
 Don’t just dabble, download your FREE report at www.pamelacwills.com and start calling YOUR shots today!

 

VLOG: Let's Make Some Money!

I've gotta be honest with you -- I've been out working at making money so much lately that I'm hardly ever home long enough to sit down at my laptop, let alone write a blog!!

The show that I'm directing and choreographing ( RING of FIRE, see below for deets ) is in heavy rehearsals right now before opening next Thursday night, 5/12 and I could not be more excited!!! 

Meanwhile, check out our happenings below and watch this oldie but goodie:

CLICK HERE TO VIEW the VLOG

Want to bounce a few ideas around with me RE how to market and sell your stuff? Hit the black button below and let's find a time to chat!

CLICK HERE >>> SCHEDULE FREE CHAT


© 2016 Pamela C Wills, Int’l

Revolution Ringleader Pamela C Wills is a choreographer and writer with a passion for business who teaches multitalented creatives how to turn their talents into cash. Her Get Your Big Break! program dives into three strategies to level up your creative success. Want to make money in the arts? Don’t just dabble in your art, download your FREE report, "Turn Your Talents into Cash: 10 Simple Steps" at www.PamelaCWills.com and start calling YOUR shots today!

Slay the Scarcity Monsters!

Every year at this time, the Scarcity Monsters rear their ugly heads and send us scurrying for cover in every direction. They keep us up at night with worries about whether we'll have enough money to pay for gifts, family dinners, more presents, more dinners, the electricity bill, the gym membership, the car insurance, the mortgage, the rent, the cell phone and all that other fun stuff.

When the Scarcity Monsters are hovering, we feel grumpy and crabby and everything that the season is not about. Instead of generously opening our hands and hearts and wallets, we allow those pesky monsters to trick us into shutting ourselves down and going into hiding. The very idea of scarcity keeps us in a very small space of lack, want and need.

Well, those horrible SMs absolutely LOVE that! They are just like Voldemort's Dementors, hunting us at our most vulnerable moments, just waiting for their chance to pounce and suck the life out of us.

Sometimes, even a few of my clients who have not quite yet learned to value themselves and their work 100% are seduced by the Scarcity Monsters. They are frightened into thinking there's not enough money to continue investing in their creative businesses. They are cowed into doubting the worth of their talents. They are sometimes even completely scared off from sharing their talents with the world.

Fortunately, I know firsthand how that works, because those evil creatures succeeded with me for many years. But in the end, I won. I found my own protective Patronus and now I use it every time they come around.

That's right, I'm here to tell you one of the most important lessons I've ever learned in this lifetime, one I certainly didn't learn in school. Are you ready for this? Are you sitting down? Because this is BIG.

Newsflash: The Scarcity Monsters are FAKE.

True story! They are just a bunch of windbags! All just smoke and mirrors designed by your own subconscious to keep you in the Bermuda Triangle of fear, doubt and worry -- all in the name of "safety". The funny thing is, we all know that Triangle is not a very safe place to be stuck in. Amiright??

Problem is, our subconscious has not yet caught up with modern living conditions. We no longer have to fend off lions and tigers and bears in our very fortunate First World lives. We no longer have to hunt down and scavenge for our food in order to survive. There is an endless supply of everything we need right at our fingertips, right there for the asking, if only we just ask and receive. Including money!

Don't believe me? That's cool, if you want to hang with the SMs. But I can assure you that there's plenty of evidence to back up what I'm telling you. Just google it and see for yourself.

Meanwhile, for those of you who DO believe me, how can you protect yourself from the SMs, especially at this very emotionally potent time of year? As I said, I've been working on this subject for several years, so now I have a few solid tips for slaying the detested Scarcity Monsters:

1) Put up your hand and just say NO
Your words have more power than you realize. Tell the Monsters to BACK the EFF OFF. Don't let them bully you.

2) Stop the madness
If you let your imagination run away with the idea of scarcity and lack, the SMs will swoop right in immediately. Take charge of your thoughts. Slam the door, bolt it and throw away the key to keep fear, doubt and worry from storming your castle.

3) Take immediate action
Whenever you start to feel like you are losing money, just stop, take a deep breath and start listing new and different ways you can make MORE money. There will always be new and different ways. Take that list and start taking action on it.

4) Surround yourself with positive people and ideas
Negative Nellies have ZERO place in your life when the SMs are on the prowl. Listen to MP3s, read books, watch TED talks -- do whatever it takes to soak your brain, heart, mind and soul in positive vibes. This is your Patronus spell! Don't eff it up.

5) Focus on abundance instead of dwelling on scarcity
Get yourself an abundance mantra, find an infographic to repeat to yourself, recite a prayer, CHANT if you have to. Don't let the feeling of lack get a grip on your throat. It will choke you toute suite.

6) Get thee to thy success journal and celebrate your wins
You've been keeping a success journal, right? Glad to hear it. Open it up and read all about your wins. Then celebrate them! Throw a dance party for one!! If you don't, no one else will.

7) Embrace your money like a lover
One of the weirdest yet most effective pieces of advice I ever found regarding improving my money mindset was to imagine my wealth as my lover. Put a face on it, talk to it, treat it well, etc. So weird, right?? But after finding similar advice in some of the most respected wealth building tomes, I gave it a whirl. Guess what? It works.

8) Find ways to be thankful for everything you already have and write that shit down
Self explanatory. Gratitude is gold.

Try these protective measures. Don't let the monsters get you. Shine a light on their smoke and mirrors. Escape the Triangle of fear, doubt and worry. And by the way, if you need to follow someone with a flashlight and a map, I'm your gal! Shoot me a message and we'll set up a chat!


© 2015 Pamela C Wills, Int’l

Revolution Ringleader Pamela C Wills is a choreographer and writer with a passion for business who teaches multitalented creatives how to turn talents into cash. Her Get Your Big Break! program dives into three strategies to level up your creative success. Want to make money in the arts? Don’t just dabble in your art, download your FREE report, "Turn Your Talents into Cash: 10 Simple Steps" atwww.PamelaCWills.com and start calling YOUR shots today!


What We're Working On:


Claim Your Independence

With all the Independence Day celebrations going on here in the US and abroad, especially in France on their Bastille Day this week, I can't help but reflect on how important the ideas of freedom and independence are to me and to so many of my friends and clients. Thinking about their importance led me to look up some relevant quotes. Here's what I found:

"The basic need of the creator is independence" - Ayn Rand

Oh yeah, that one is so true! How much easier is it to create our work with the freedom to create as we please?? How much harder is it to create when we're restricted and limited by rules?

"Injustice in the end produces independence" - Voltaire

Another gem by the genius Voltaire. Anyone who's ever been wronged knows how right he is.

"The freedom to lead and plan your own life is frightening if you have never faced it before" - Betty Friedan

Wow. That is one powerful statement by that iconic feminist leader. Decades later, it still holds true for so many of us, female and male, especially as we strike out on our entrepreneurial paths as Artists. Are you leading and planning your own life, instead of what's expected of you by others, for the first time? Scary shit, right??

"Do not let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice" - Steve Jobs

This quote from his 2005 Stanford Commencement speech lives on as the clarion call to creatives everywhere. Follow your inner voice or drown. It's that scary simple.

"Rule your mind or it will rule you" - Horace

Training your brain to focus and concentrate on YOUR thoughts instead of the monkey mind chatter of a thousand other impulses is the key to inner freedom. Meditate daily and I swear to you, you will become the ultimate Boss of You!

Need help winning your independence as an Artist? Hit reply to set up your complimentary brainstorming for freedom session today!


Upcoming Events:

July 28th, HobNob Artists Networking Party #5
Party at the Harvest Gallery Wine Bar in Dennis Village!

August 13th, Pretty World at the Daniel Webster Inn
Brave Horse Music and Cotuit Arts strike again! This time, we're bringing our (choreographed!) musical revue talent and fun 60s music to the Cape Cod dining scene at one of the area's best restaurants!! Watch this space for reservation deets, coming soon!


October 2015 Performances of Love, Loss & What I Wore
Did you hear the news?? I got cast in a comedy at my local theatre! If you're on Cape Cod in the fall, be sure to get tickets!


© 2015 Pamela C Wills, Int’l

Revolution Ringleader Pamela C Wills teaches multi-talented creatives from around the globe how to use #artitude to make their talent their business and make their living as Artists. If you want to make money as a successful entrepreneurial Artist, too, then download your FREE gift report, "10 Simple Ways to Market Your Art" at www.pamelacwills.com and start calling YOUR shots today!



A Study in Positivity

A blue sky signifies a positive outlook.
Up, up and away feels like a fresh new start.
Clouds clear out, leaving bright blue and sunshine behind.
Waking up to a clear blue sky is the epitome of happy.
Spread sunshine all over the place
And put on a happy face!


Use this study for your morning meditation, your best antidote for the mean reds or give it as a gift to someone else who needs it more.