Resources for an Artful Life
If you’re like us, you want to learn, evolve, and transform into a wiser and happier person. You want the life and business you build to come with ease. But we all know it can be ridiculously difficult to know where to start.
Here at Simply Art, I’ve run down hundreds of paths and can now share my curated list of the best of the best, tools, books and more with you.
These are the ones that have most deeply and genuinely altered our way of living artfully and brought ease to our business.
The ones we literally rant and rave about to all our peeps.
Some of the links below are affiliate links. That means you purchasing from the list below will help me keep sharing with the world from home so I can continue to raise my son Kai on our own terms. We only share what we personally USE and ADORE!
The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have
Mark Nepo wrote the book more than a decade ago, in response to his journey through cancer a decade before that. That experience led him to create a day book not only for people going through life-threatening situations but for everyone.
Nepo calls it, “a book to help people meet their days and inhabit their lives.
The Four Agreements
The Four Agreements reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob people of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, the Four Agreements — be impeccable with your word, don’t take anything personally, don’t make assumptions, always do your best — offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform life into a new experience of freedom, love, and true happiness.
Listen to your books wherever you are with their free app—at home, in the car, at the gym. Even if you switch devices, you’ll never lose your place. I personally enjoy the smell and feel of a book. However, my hubby and other half of Simply Art Swears by Audible. Ahh, for the audible learners out there. 😉
Digital Tools Every Heart-Centered Entrepreneur Needs
Shopify has been good to us and our clients. Their customer service is amazing and the platform keeps you in control of your goods while maintaining an amazing look and user experience. It can now integrate with WordPress making a serious no brainer for your e-commerce needs.
Holly mother of all things sacred, Flywheel is by far the best hosting for your WordPress site. It includes free backups and SSL certification without all the hoopla, bad service and upselling you get from other hostings companies like Bluehost and Godaddy to name a few. Moving your site to Flywheel is easy peasy with their free migration service.
OptinMonster converts website visitors into subscribers and customers. I use it myself and share the abundance with my clients. It creates a way for your tribe to stay connected to you. I can say enough good things about the features and oh, it’s super simple to use.