Friday, July 29, 2016

Links to Love | 66

A post featuring my favorite reads from the week.  #linkstolove #fridayfavorites - Links to Love | 66 - A Simpler Grace

Hey! I hope your Friday has started off in a great way. I'm beginning mine with a mug of hot green tea and some yoga and meditation, preparing for a busy weekend and a new month. What are your plans for this last weekend in July?

Here are my favorite reads for the week. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did!

From around the web:
  • Chelsea Handler, who is known for her sassy stand-up comedy, recently took some time to sit down with Elle Magazine and talk about how she deals with jealousy.
  • So there's this 21-year-old Finish photographer by the name of Konsta Punkka who spends hours in a forest every single day to get some of the most beautiful nature shots. You must see. (Featured photo credit: Konsta Punkka)
  • Journaling is a really popular creative outlet these days, but what happens if you really don't like journaling? Here are eleven alternatives to the traditional journaling process from Bustle.
  • If you love fairy tales as much as I do, then you're gonna love this one. Several talented creatives in Kiev, Ukraine got together to recreate some of our beloved stories. (Featured photo credit: Iryna Dzhul)
On the blogosphere:
  • If you've ever felt like you've been stuck in a creative rut (I do, all the time) then you have to check out these ten creativity boosters from Brittany at The Nested Nomad.
  • Andie Mitchell, master of the healthy recipe, shared a different kind of post this week when she talked about taking time out of your week to do something many of us haven't done in years.
  • Jefferson Bethke (one of my favorite speakers) had Lysa TerKeurst over to speak her heart about something all of us have felt and none of us like - rejection.
  • If you've had a troubled past and want to move beyond it and have a more positive future, then you need to hear what Leslie Tulip had to share in Darling Magazine. (Featured photo credit: Becca Tapert)
Here on A Simpler Grace:
  • Wednesday was a special coffee date where I shared my struggles with feeling rejected.
  • I shared some of the highlights from my gratitude journal on Monday and talked about some special time shared with my family.
  • In case you missed last week's links to love, you can find them right here.
  • Are we friends on Facebook yet? Follow along as I share the things that encourage and inspire me and join our conversation.
What are you loving from this week?

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  1. What a great roundup! I especially like your gratitude journal highlights and the struggles you shared with feeling rejected -- we've all been there, girl! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Thanks Rica! I appreciate you stopping by to read. :)

  3. Oh my gosh those fairytale recreations are SO BEAUTIFUL!

  4. They are some of my favorites. So magical! Thanks for coming by today, Courtney!

  5. Great shares - all of them! (I love Lysa)