You Are In Charge ~ a new mermaid painting

Sometimes we run around, barely certain of what the next moment will bring. Responding to this and that… Personally, I begin to feel that I’m not in charge of my own time. Orders come in and I gratefully pack them; supplies run out and I order more; tummies get hungry and I work to fill them; emails come in and I take time to respond. These are all very important activities; however, when they pile up we can feel more “reactive” than “proactive”.

Not feeling “in charge” of our time and activities can lead to resentment.

I recently tried using the mantra “I Am In Charge…”. Such as, “I am in charge of how I spend my time; I am in charge of what I put in my mouth; -what comes out of my mouth, -how I treat my family, -my general attitude… ~ but HOLD ON!

Try focusing on just 1 or 2 things at a time: like being in charge of how long you spend on facebook, or how much sleep you get… I found that this gentle exercise allowed feelings of empowerment to creep across my chest and soothe me.


 It’s Thursday ~ so I have a new original painting to share! It is my joy to have a mini painting in process in the studio each week ~ a little emotion, a little gift, a little practice and warm-up. I offer my newest mini original painting each week on Thursday mornings ~ I am also, always, creating larger original paintings to offer in the Online Studio Shop, as well as commissioned paintings for clients (pre-sold).

Today’s painting is titled Mermaid Mama. She is an original painting on a 9×12″ canvas ~ this original painting has SOLD, but you can snag a print of Mermaid Mama, here.

Mermaid Mama by Katie m. Berggren

Mermaid Mama by Katie m. Berggren

Remember, there is only ever ONE original of each painting and if you spend over $250 in the Online Studio Shop you get FREE GLOBAL SHIPPING with coupon code SHIPLOVE.

Thank you for everything, have a WONDERFUL day! Wanna chat live on Facebook? I’ll see you there.

Love & Sincerely, Katie

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