So, I set the intention of being a supportive, positive, motivated, energetic, passionate pixel to make inspiring imagery with all those I come in contact with directly, & indirectly by those who come into contact with somebody or something I've touched & changed - by land on an adventure, by flow in the ocean or in the mountains, or by hand as we lead each other through this journey of life.
It seems that I am way too often pulled into clutter; whether it’s mentally or physically. I live in a glamorous, busy city and work in a fast-paced job. My mind is constantly yanked in every direction, at every single minute. It rarely ever gets a chance to rest. Finding and keeping simplicity amidst it all feels like a war on my curious and easily distracted mind.
The place that is known for being one of the most dangerous in the third most populous metropolis of Brazil, is changing. Pedreira Prado Lopes – the first slum of Belo Horizonte, capital city of Minas Gerais State – famous for its drug dealing spots, is starting a new business. Pedreira Shopping Fair is a communitarian shopping mall aimed to give entrepreneurs an opportunity to thrive outside the criminal path.
Which is why it being imperative to see the little ways in which the sun reflects its happiness and changes the way it lights up your sky. Focus on one thing for as long as it marvels you, and when that becomes the “norm”, sit and watch closely again, close enough to find that little something else that simply amazes you as you’re allowed to be in its presence.
As I sit staring at one of the most beautiful oceans from my balcony in one of the most beautiful places in the world I have come to realise that if your head is not in the game, if it is not clear, then it does not matter where you sit – you will reside in the numbers of money and time. They say, ‘beauty is found in the eye of the beholder’, well, inspiration is found in the clarity of the burdened.
Mornings can be a struggle for many of us. Fortunately, there are a few simple changes you can make to your habits that can shift your attitude towards the new day. Research has shown that by putting your best foot forward in the mornings, you are more likely to use that positive energy to streamline your day by learning to prioritise what’s important