About the Writer
Hello, my name is Karla Beatty.
These are my lists. I write about my interests--creative arts, nature, and living a healthy lifestyle. Why lists? They help keep life sweet and simple.
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Mind and Spirit
meditation, spirituality, happiness
productivity, careers, financial
community, family, friends
Food for Life
healthy eating, creative cooking
in Creative Arts
You Can Do It!
how to: music, writing, poetry, art
be creative, art theories
artists, performers, arts history
energy, recycling, green living
animals, insects, plants
Your World Outdoors
camping, outdoor living
healthy practices, skin care
natural remedies, herbals
Fitness Your Way
Food as Medicine
fight infection, avoid cancer
Fresh Articles: New and Trending
How Creative Are You?
10 Traits of Creative People
Creativity is present in everyone. I used to worry if I was creative enough. Now I know that creativity is simply about letting it happen, going with the flow. Those who create are not just the talented few. Finding your internal nugget of creativity... Read More -->
Be Kind to Your Neighbors
10 Nice Things to Do
Take the time to establish good will with your neighbors. Everyone benefits when you feel safe and connected to others. Doing nice things makes your neighbors feel pleased, but it also makes you feel good about yourself. Practice kindness by.... Read More
Sketchbooks for Artists
10 Best Qualities
Ideas, observations, and inspirations happen anywhere. Keep a sketchbook with you at all times . Here are the best qualities to look for when choosing a sketchbook. Read More -->
Aerobic Exercise for the Lazy
10 Workouts Without a Gym
When you plan to exercise, it’s too easy to say “Not today.” If running, biking, or walking aren’t practical and you don’t have a gym membership, here are some aerobic workout ideas that you can try at home. Read More -->
High Heels Are Hurting Me!
10 Effects of Wearing Heels
Finding that perfect pair of high heels may seem like a worthy quest, but high heels impact the body and women pay the price in strain on their feet, knees, hips, back, and spine. Here’s how high heels affect your body. Read More -->
Vincent Van Gogh
10 Quotations Insight into Creativity
Vincent Van Gogh is one of the best-known and well-loved artists in the world. Despite struggles with sadness, loneliness, illness, and mental disturbances, his spiritual outlook was generally optimistic. Read More -->
How to Write Haiku Poetry
10 Steps to Write a Poem
Haiku is a form of short poetry that began in Japan. Most often the poems are inspired by nature. These short poems use sensory details and simple, beautiful words to capture an image, emotion, or idea. Read More -->
Pope's 10 Tips for Happiness
We all want more joy in our lives. That is part of human nature. Pope Francis has listed these ten tips to help bring everyone to a happier life. Read More -->