Stories From Soulful Creatives
I first found Angie Coates through Instagram, and her gorgeous digital collages coupled with her fun and funky style had me hooked on her vibe from the start. I quickly noticed that this word "gratitude" started showing up regularly in her posts when she'd share short lists of things she was grateful for (like her adorable rescue pup Meatball!) Not only do I love Angie's creativity and aesthetic, but I also love that she's super honest about the fact that life isn't all rainbows and puppies -- but that's why we NEED gratitude. To lift us up even when we're not feeling our best. Check out her piece below and read about how practicing gratitude has impacted her life.
Dani DiPirro and I have been internet pals for what feels like years. We've supported each other's work from afar, and when I decided on the theme of this issue, I knew I immediately wanted to ask Dani to be a contributor. As the blogger behind PositivelyPresent.com, Dani writes about topics like gratitude and presence and personal growth all the time (she's even written books on it!) I love Dani's practical and joyful approach to everything she does. I hope you'll find her article actionable and personal, and I hope you'll join Dani and I in the daily gratitude photo challenge this month! (More on that below.)