1. Make a radical change in your lifestyle and begin to boldly do things which you may previously never have thought of doing, or been too hesitant to attempt. So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservation, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun. If you want to get more out of life, you must lose your inclination for monotonous security and adopt a helter-skelter style of life that will at first appear to you to be crazy. But once you become accustomed to such a life you will see its full meaning and its incredible beauty.
    Jon Krakauer (via observando)
  2. Transform the place where you live into the home that you love…using most of what you already have! 
And… add in some practical magic to help make your dreams come true at the same time. 
Download the e-guide to modern feng shui- Feng Shui 101- and get started now!  xoxo Dana 
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  3. when everything is really miserable, that can be the good time

    While I can be the overly-smiling and somewhat annoyingly happy face of the day, when it comes to breaking through to the next level in life, I am no stranger to pain.  

    Its weird: the optimistic have a tendancy to not deal with things until they literally seethe to the surface. Ok, I should say “I” have a tendancy to do this.  I don’t do it often. I do it when I estimate that something isnt a big deal. And… then it is. 

    If you are in low-grade misery, I suggest you excavate that right now. Don’t wait until the pain of your relationship, your job, your living situation or anything else forces you to do it. 

    Then again, when you are forced by total darkness to re-calibrate your life, that sometimes steers you toward the greatest light. 

    Live more in happiness. Make choices that make you feel very very alive.  Don’t be afraid to stare down your upset- it is this bumpy time that will, if you dare, bring you toward the best places to be. 

    xoxo Dana 

  4. We change our behavior when the pain of staying the same becomes greater than the pain of changing. Consequences give us the pain that motivates us to change.
    ― Henry Cloud
  5. Here are 3 big reasons why you need to make art!!!  
*& I am loving his art right now…! 
  6. 10 ways to live a lighter, brighter life. 
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  7. No Risk, No Reward | Take Risk | The Tao of Dana

    Risk. More!

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  9. (Source: E4RTHY, via radicalmadison)

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    Jacob Hashimoto’s Gas Giant at MOCA