Art & Coffee



3 things that always brighten me up, when i have a little down phase during the day:

Bright colors - especially playing with them - like music
Fresh coffee - not much of it, but an espresso can really work magic sometimes ... and it smells so good, too!
Deep breathing - i like to stretch  with my arms up, deeply filling my lungs - yes! Every 20 minutes is good, especially during computer work.

Have a bright and lovely start to your week flowers - and  - let's dance!

17 comments:

  1. HAPPY SUNDAY MARTINA!

    I just got home from being out on a bright and beautiful day, and here you ARE! I agree; bright colors, the things you love (coffee or tea, ice cream!!!) and breathing and taking one thing at a time are always great ways to keep that TWINKLE in your step.

    WISHING YOU a great start to a new week as well my dear friend. Anita

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  2. I hope your week Wil be filled with love and colors....!.....x!

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  3. deep breathing is the best solution!:)

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  4. I love Henri Matisse and I love the colours in your bright and happy pic Martina!...(I'll remember to follow such wise words too!)
    Happy New Week,
    Susan x

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  5. Wonderful, I like bright colours too :)) Wonderful picture. I hope you have a bright and happy week :)) xx

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  6. Hi Martina

    I am back after a longish but refreshing break. Loved your colorful post. My day always starts with a cup of freshly brewed aromatic South Indian decoction coffee. Have a great week ahead. Best Wishes Ram

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  7. Oh, I wish you all three Martina and some more ;) The cherries in the dish look so inviting!

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  8. Colours - yes - and brighter than bright;-)
    Xx

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  9. coffee sounds great right now~
    thanks for stopping by :)

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  10. Yay Martina..pure bliss..sounds like a most divine potion for any day! Beautiful artsy photo..I always love the images you share! Matisse..so wise!
    Wishing you a magical day kindred!
    Victoria

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  11. I like your 3 things! Bright colors and fresh coffee are definitely are mine:-)
    hugs from New York,
    xx
    Ask Erena
    http://askerena.blogspot.com/

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  12. I love a good long Stretch. And always love taking deep breaths outside in the cool morning air...LOL, but I will let you have the coffee. Never could drink it. Instead... what I reach for first, is a lovely diet coke...Nothing like rusting your insides out with...LOL
    XXOO Marie Antoinette

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  13. LOL...Thank you Martina,
    Now get to work and start writing that story. You are so right, it would make a great book.
    XXOO Marie Antoinette

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  14. Oh yes...such great ideas...the stretching one is a must. Hope you are very well and you are enjoying the last of the summer days. xo

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  15. Hello Martina, I agree. Good stretch and a good music does it for me :)) Have a wonderful weekend,xo M....

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  16. Hi Martina,

    Lovely post you have shared and all three things are wonderful to make for a great day.
    Wishing you a beautiful weekend
    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  17. Let's dance indeed, dear Martina!
    All of these things bring me energy as well....and we are having a Matisse exhibit at our museum in the Spring...so exciting!

    I hope you have a beautiful and joyful week, sweet friend...
    Hugs to you,
    - Irina

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