Leanne Barrett: 2022

Saturday 31 December 2022

Affirmations: 2023 Word of the Year - Spirit Sparks Nudges

2023 Word of the Year: Spirit Sparks - Nudges.

For 2023 I have chosen words Spirit Sparks - Nudges to use as one of my over arching themes.

Collage Intention Setting: May Spirit Sparks Nudge me in the direction that gives me joy, love, inspiration, health and creativity.

That each time I get a nudge that I don't disregard the Spirit Spark straight away, instead that I will give the thought space and consideration. 

Monday 26 December 2022

Affirmations: Week 52 - Connection

Affirmation for Week 52: Connection - Reach out to friends who make you feel energised.

Intention Setting: Show me ways that can I connect to my friends that energise and inspire me.  

Monday 19 December 2022

Affirmations: Week 51 - Fearless

Affirmation for Week 51: Fearless - Be confident to eat at a restaurant alone.

Thoughts: It is the week before Christmas and I am with my family so I won't be eating at a restaurant by myself. But how can I set intentions around the theme word - Fearless?

Intention Setting: May I take actions this week that show that I am fearless.

I was fearless in assembling this craft trolley all by myself, a crafter's Lego set. I trouble shot the difficulties all by myself too!

Monday 12 December 2022

Affirmations: Week 50 - Breathe

Affirmation for Week 50: Breathe - Take a moment to centre yourself and breathe.

Collage Intention Setting: Remember to breathe as you get through your big to do list as Christmas approaches. 

Monday 5 December 2022

Affirmations: Week 49 - Trust

Affirmation for Week 49: Trust - I say no to things so I can say yes to myself.

Intention Setting: I trust in my decisions to choose to live my creative life. Where can I say no so I can say yes to myself.

Thursday 1 December 2022

Affirmations: December - Self-Love

Affirmation for December: Self-Love - I choose to love myself.

Collage Intention Setting: Show me how to love and respect all of myself and how I can share myself with those that love and respect all of me.


Monday 28 November 2022

Affirmations: Week 48 - Time

Affirmation for Week 48: Time - Carve out time in your day to do something on your wish list.

Intention Setting: What is on my wish list I would like to do?

Monday 21 November 2022

Affirmations: Week 47 - Delight

Affirmation for Week 47: Delight - I choose to do things that make me happy.

Collage Intention Setting: Show me delightful things to do that will make me feel joy.

Monday 14 November 2022

Affirmations: Week 46 - Assistance

Affirmation for Week 46: Assistance - When you feel overwhelmed accept help.

College Intention Setting: Spirit send me people or wisdom to assist me when I need help.

Monday 7 November 2022

Affirmations: Week 45 - Self Knowledge

Affirmation for Week 45: Self Knowledge - I choose to do what is good for me.

Collage Intention Setting: May I notice when spirit nudges me towards decisions that are right for me. 

Tuesday 1 November 2022

Affirmations: November - Spirit

Affirmation for November: Spirit - Let go and trust the Universe to lead you.

Collage Intention Setting: May I trust the Spirit of Universe to lead me.


Monday 31 October 2022

Affirmations: Week 44 - Caring

Affirmation for Week 44: Caring - I choose to care for myself.

Collage Intention Setting: Show me ways to focus on self care this week.

Monday 24 October 2022

Affirmations: Week 43 - Health

Affirmation for Week 43: Health - I choose to live a healthy life.

Collage Intention Setting: Show me all the ways I can live a healthier lifestyle.

Monday 17 October 2022

Affirmations: Week 42 - Memories

Affirmation for Week 42: Memories - Recall a memory that makes you smile.

Collage Intention Setting: Show me memories that make me smile.

Monday 10 October 2022

Affirmations: Week 41 - Faith

Affirmation for Week 41: Faith - I choose to be true to myself.

Collage Intention Setting: Show me what being true to myself looks like.

Reflection: The collage revealed that being true to myself is living my creative life my way. 

Monday 3 October 2022

Affirmations: Week 40 - Stepping Stones

Affirmation for Week 40: Stepping Stones - Break you big dream into tiny steps so you can achieve it.

Collage Intention Setting: O' Divine Spirit, Show me what my big dream is and guide me in creating small steps of achievement.

My Big Dream: My dream is to live a joy filled creative life.

Saturday 1 October 2022

Affirmations: October - Explore

Affirmation for October: Explore - Explore something you've never done before.

Collage Intention Setting: May I be open to new opportunities and what I can learn from them. 

Monday 26 September 2022

Affirmations: Week 39 - Stillness

Affirmation for Week 39: Stillness - Take moments to be still.

Collage Intention Setting: May spirit guide me to take moments of stillness in my busy week ahead.  

Monday 19 September 2022

Affirmations: Week 38 - Confidence

Affirmation for Week 38: Confidence - Seeing a movie or eating lunch in a cafe by myself is okay.

Collage Intention Setting: Show me how to feel confident about actions I choose to do solo.

Monday 12 September 2022

Affirmations: Week 37 - See

Affirmation for Week 37: See - Today I saw...and it made me smile.

Collage Intentions: May I be mindful and notice what makes me smile. I spy with my little eye, something that makes me smile.

Monday 5 September 2022

Affirmations: Week 36 - Patience

Affirmation for Week 36: Patience - Be patient. Make small achievable steps.

Collage Intention: Show me how to make small achievable steps.

Thursday 1 September 2022

Affirmations: September - Uplift

Affirmation for September: Uplift - I choose relationships that build me up.

Collage Intention Setting: May spirit send me people who enhance my life journey.

Monday 29 August 2022

Affirmations: Week 35 - Journey

Affirmation for Week 35: Journey - I am on my own journey. (I don't need to compare myself to others.)

Collage Intention Setting: May I understand that the journey I am on is okay and perfect for me. Show me the curiosities that I'd like to follow.

Monday 22 August 2022

Affirmations: Week 34 - Mindfulness

Affirmation for Week 34: Mindfulness - Stop! See. Listen. Be Mindful

Intention Setting: May I find moments throughout the week to be mindful and live in the moment, taking in information from all my senses.

Monday 15 August 2022

Affirmations: Week 33 - Musicality

Affirmation for Week 33: Musicality - Listen to or play music today.

Collage Intention Setting: May I spend time each day this week connecting to music by playing the piano or listening to a range of music, both familiar and new.

Monday 8 August 2022

Affirmations: Week 32 - Momentum

Affirmation for Week 32: Momentum - Take one step forward each day.

Collage Intention Setting: Guide me in keeping my creative momentum going with actions each day; viewing art, playing with paint, journaling, doing things to spark and inspire, reading and more. 


Monday 1 August 2022

Affirmations: Week 31 - Self-Assuredness

Affirmation for Week 31: Self-Assuredness - I believe in my abilities.

Collage Intention Setting: May I live my creative life with aplomb, showcasing my creative passion in a confident, positive way.

Affirmations: August - Commitment

Affirmation for August: Commitment - You need to spend time to strengthen relationships.

Collage Intention Setting: Guide me to take actions to strengthen the relationship I have with myself, my creativity, my loved ones and my community.

Monday 25 July 2022

Affirmations: Week 30 - Invest

Affirmation for Week 30: Invest - Make time to spend with people you care about.

Collage Intention Setting: Show me ways to invest and make deeper connections with people I love.

Monday 18 July 2022

Affirmations: Week 29 - Uniqueness

Affirmation for Week 29: Uniqueness - I am unique, there is no-one like me.

Collage Intention Setting: May I recognise what aspects about me, make me a unique person and creative practitioner. 

Monday 11 July 2022

Affirmations: Week 28 - Direction

Affirmation for Week 28: Direction - Happiness is following your passions.

Collage Intention Setting: May I continue to make choices that enable me to participate in actions that make me feel joy filled. 

Monday 4 July 2022

Affirmations: Week 27 - Joufulness

Affirmation for Week 27: Joyfulness - I choose to be happy.

Collage Intention Setting: May I be guided to do things that make me feel joyful.

Friday 1 July 2022

Affirmations: July - Stories

Affirmation for July: Stories - Quieten your inner critic. Stop comparing yourself to others.

Collage Intention Setting: May spirit guide me to write new stories that bring joy and peace to my life.

Monday 27 June 2022

Affirmations: Week 26 - Dancing

Affirmation for Week 26: Dancing - Dancing releases your inner child.

Collage Intention Setting: May spirit guide me to find moments that make my inner child want to dance with joy.

Monday 20 June 2022

Affirmations: Week 25 - Imagination

Affirmation for Week 25: Imagination - Loose yourself in a book and another world.

Collage Intention Setting: Show me how to loose myself in moments of imagination.

Monday 13 June 2022

Affirmations: Week 24 - Achieve

Affirmation for Week 24: Achieve - Be proud of achieving even the tiniest goal.

Collage Intention Setting: Be grateful and proud of all the small things I achieve this week. Show me how to celebrate all the small things I achieve this week. 

Monday 6 June 2022

Affirmations: Week 23 - Awareness

Affirmation for Week 23: Awareness - Walk Mindfully. What do you notice today?

Action: Use your senses when you walk mindfully. What do you see, hear, smell and feel? Pause. Look up. Look down. Notice the small things. Listen. Smell. Touch.

Wednesday 1 June 2022

Affirmations: June - Balance

Affirmation for June: Balance - I choose to have balance in my life.

Collage Intention Setting: May I find balance. Guide me in creating balance in my day and week so that I am able to feel joy and gratitude.

Monday 30 May 2022

Affirmations: Week 22 - Authenticity

Affirmation for Week 22: Authenticity - I choose to claim my authentic life.

Collage Intention Setting: It is time to tap into me and what I love. I am an artist, I deserve to spend time and money on 'finding my joy" and my creative voice. 

Monday 23 May 2022

Affirmations: Week 21 - Soulfulness

Affirmation for Week 21: Soulfulness - Singing (even if it is out of tune) makes your soul soar.

Collage Intention: Listen to your inner voice that leads you towards actions that make your heart and soul soar.

Monday 16 May 2022

Affirmations: Week 20 - Passion

Affirmation for Week 20: Passion - Do your passion now. Why wait for later.

Collage Intention Setting: Show me, guide me, to connect to my passion today, no more waiting, it's time to play.

Monday 9 May 2022

Affirmations: Week 19 - Celebrate

Affirmation for Week 19: Celebrate - Journeys have hills and valleys. Celebrate all the small achievements.

Collage Intention Setting: I celebrate all the big and small things in my life.

Monday 2 May 2022

Affirmations: Week 18 - Truth

Affirmation Week 18: Truth - Be the best version of yourself.

Intention Setting: Show me how to be the best version of myself.

Sunday 1 May 2022

Affirmations: May - Creativity

Affirmation for May: Creativity - Choose to follow your creative dreams.

Collage Intention Setting: May the angel of truth guide me to understand what my creative dream is. Show me how to be a creative practitioner.

Monday 25 April 2022

Affirmations: Weel 17 - Action

Affirmation for Week 17: Action - Exercising makes me fell stronger every day.

College Intention Setting: Show me how to add more physical activity into my day.

Monday 18 April 2022

Affirmations: Week 16 - Strength

Affirmation for Week 16: Strength - Overcoming obstacles strengthens your spirit.

College Intention Setting: Show me how to overcome obstacles that block me from achieving my goals. 

Monday 11 April 2022

Affirmations: Week 15 - Support

Affirmation for Week 15: Support - Talk to someone you trust about your fears.

Collage Intention Setting: Show me how to release my fears by seeking support.

Monday 4 April 2022

Affirmations: Week 14 - Quiteness

Affirmation for Week 14: Quietness - I choose to be comfortable with silence.

Intention Setting Prayer: O'Divine Spirit, Show me how to connect to moments of silence to be present in my life. May I listen. May I feel. May I understand. 

Friday 1 April 2022

Affirmations: April - Choices

Affirmation for April: Choices - I feel good about my choices.

Intention Setting: Show me how to feel good about my choices as I open my heart to those that love me.