Happy mak­ing sug­ges­tions

Paula Style - - Wellbeing -

• If you sus­pect that you have even a sker­rick of artis­tic tal­ent, learn to paint – with oils, wa­ter­colours or acrylics. Teach your­self or join an art class.

• Cre­ate an orig­i­nal item of cloth­ing. Your mis­sion could be as ma­jor as build­ing a ball gown with the Bern­ina, or as sim­ple as sewing some beads on a bag. Add orig­i­nal­ity to ex­ist­ing items with braid, but­tons and lace. Knit a scarf.

• Make mu­sic in­stead of just lis­ten­ing to it. Re-ig­nite a child­hood

tal­ent for the pi­ano, vi­o­lin, guitar or drum kit.

• Do some­thing for char­ity. Visit sick chil­dren in hos­pi­tal, be­come

a tele­phone coun­sel­lor or help to or­gan­ise a fundraiser.

• Learn a new lan­guage, and then travel to a coun­try that

speaks it.

• Ac­quire a new skill – learn to build fur­ni­ture, up­hol­ster chairs,

cook paella or play golf.

• Cre­ate a new, health­ier body. Sculpt your­self with care­fully

pre­scribed ex­er­cise and nutri­tion.

• Go back to school. Sign up for a diploma, a de­gree or a PHD.

• Write a short story. Send it to a pub­lisher.

thought + ap­pli­ca­tion = ful­fil­ment

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