24 Aug

Walk in Peace (Love and Heal the World)

Walk in Peace by Bernette Sherman

JUST RELEASED – WALK IN PEACE (LOVE AND HEAL THE WORLD) – BERNETTE’S DEBUT SINGLE

I am thrilled that my debut single Walk in Peace has just been released. Check out the video below for a preview of this song. Walk in Pace song is just what we need in these trying times, to bridge the divide, bring us closer, and remind us that despite differences we are still sisters and brothers and that love is love.

Walk in Peace by Bernette ShermanWalk in Peace will be available through download direct from my distributor, streaming, and on the main music avenues.

Walk in Peace Song Cover Video Sample by Bernette Sherman

 

 

 

 

 

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26 May

Three Tips for Getting the Heart Flow Going – For Creative Artists

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Staring at a blank screen or canvas or even a mirror that reflects you standing there is common to all of us creative artists.

The key to overcoming the ‘blanks’ (just made that up) is not to think it through but feel and do. Here are five easy things you can do right now to get that flow from your heart going.

Tip One – Get Moving

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When I’m in a creative slump it helps to get my body physically moving. I will exercise either by hitting the gym or if it’s nice outside, taking a walk along the nature trail. I take my phone along because quite often when I’m at the gym or on the trail, inspiration strikes and I need to be able to capture it!

I might also get completely free by dancing. Put on some music you love and that puts you in the energy vibe you want or need for what you are creating. Now dance. Move. Let the energy flow through your body and come out as something creatively you.

Tip Two – Get Inspired

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Whatever your artistic outlet is, we can all be inspired by the world around us. Go out and be around people, nature, the elements of your environment.and observe, take it in. What about the experience and sights mean something to you or make you feel something. Do they speak to a part of you that perhaps was dormant and is slowly waking up? Are you seeing something in the human or natural experience that you connect with at the heart level? What is it? That is your inspiration. Whether you are a writer, visual artist, dancer or something else work from that feeling it gave you and use your creativity to express it for the next person or yourself.

Tip Three – Revisit the Past

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There is nothing completely new under this Sun. We may update, revision, restructure, and newly express but the ideas and concepts and problems being solved are as old as our collective human experience, if not older. So pull from that experience and see how you can take it further. Read a classic book or poetry, go to a museum and look at the art that graces the walls, watch dance videos from the 1980s and 1990s. Ha! If nothing else, it’ll make you smile and that alone is good for creating.

In all seriousness, we do not create in a vacuum, void of the acknowledgement that much has come before us. We are continuing the expression of life with our contributions so look to the past and you might get a spark, an idea, that gives you a fresh look at an old idea. Figure out how you can put your heart stamp on it and make it unique to you and relevant for our time.

You want to take a more metaphysical approach? Check out this post on Creating and the Sacral Chakra.

 

08 Dec

It’s Okay to Be Selfish

Dear people,

It’s okay to be selfish sometimes. It’s not in itself a bad thing. If you cannot take care of and nuture and tend to your needs when you have them (not just when the timing is perfect), how can you ever know what it feels like to have your needs met by the one person closest to you (you)?

It’s important to know how to fill your cup. And if you don’t know how to take care of yourself so your cup is full, how can you then give to others out of your overflow, your full cup?

When we are selfish, in a healthy self-loving way, we are actually expanding our capacity to be selfless, to care more, to give more, to love more. And we can better do it from a place of fullness rather than need. It them comes from a good heart and with good intentions, puting that energy into motion for you and those who drink from full cup.

29 Sep

Your Past Prepares

Take a moment and consider where you came from. So much in your life has happened and has brought you to now. What you do with that past is more important than the details of the past. Take with you the strength you gained, the wisdom you acquired, the lessons you learned and use everything you already are to shape your today and tomorrow. If you still have breath, it is not too late to start creating the life you want.

Take with you the strength you gained - Thursday Thought

– Bernette

Heaven is Now

24 Sep

Heaven is Now

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Heaven is NowI have released Heaven is Now: Enough Excuses. You ARE Worth Living For! on Amazon. It is the compilation of what amounts to years of essays, thoughts, and poetry as well as inspirational talks and meditations I’ve given.

They are meant to provide inspiration so that you can begin creating your heaven now.

While considering what I wanted for the people who would read this, I went through many thoughts. At the end, it was for the reader to be inspired and motivated to get up and say yes to their life. For the reader to show up in their lives and realize it is happening right now. It was for the reader to realize that they deserve to be happy and to experience joy and success. That it is okay to want and to dream and fall and to cry, but you get back off your butt and start living again.

We do this step by step with intention. While some of the talks, essays, and meditations will hopefully tug at you to get off your behind, I hope they will all inspire you to begin creating your own heaven now.

The paperback will be available in time for the holidays and makes a wonderfully inspiring gift.

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