• Favorite Things

    Today I feel inspired to share my joy with you, by sharing a list of my favorite things.  One of my favorite things to do when I’m getting to know someone is to send them a list of my favorite things, and then ask them to send me a list of their favorite things in return.  I love knowing what people find irresistible and worth living for.  So without any further ado, here’s my list:

    What I am doing with my life. (My career and life purpose as a leader of the new age movement and spiritual/life improvement teacher)

    Cerulean Blue (the color especially in glass form)

    People recognizing me on the street and coming up to tell me how much my material positively impacted their life.

    Being touched and held (soft, slow tickling)

    Smell and sound of horses / anything to do with horses at all really

    Writing

    The feeling of inspiration that is so strong, I couldn’t hold it back even if I wanted to

    Going to places with a big view

    Doing artistic collages

    Skiing

    Intentional communities

    Watching someone’s hands and face in movie theatre lighting

    Long earrings

    High heels

    Dresses (I collect them. I have a special fondness for super sexy dresses that hug my curves)

    Satin (especially the satin blankie I have slept with since I was 2 weeks old.  I call it my “Danny”)

    Watching people in airports

    Recurve Archery

    The flavor of huckleberry (raspberry and boysenberry is also awesome)

    Finding the perfect song to fit my mood

    Clouds (especially big cumulonimbus clouds)

    Animals of any kind

    Foxes (my spirit animal)

    Going out to dinner

    Raw food restaurants

    Making dinner for a small group of people

    Sunsets

    Cashew butter Vegan ice cream

    Love letters

    Playing with Cat Tails (a plant)

    Painting in the morning before anyone else in the house has woken up

    Attending weddings

    The feeling of being financially provided for by someone who loves me

    The feeling of security that arises from making passive income and from having a large financial safety net

    The feeling of abundance

    Picking huckleberries

    Healthy living

    Gaining new knowledge on a subject that interests me

    Sitting face to face with someone while sitting neck deep in lake water

    Artichokes dipped in veganaise mixed with soy sauce

    Eating a bowl of really good Soup especially when it is cold outside

    Exercising with my women friends

    Swimming in pools with goggles.  I like swimming laps but I also love laying on the bottom of the pool and watching bubbles float to the mirror like surface of the water.

    The smell of foam mattresses

    Heavy pressure on my chest

    Super fancy places

    Ocean foam/ wave break

    Sucking on ice chips

    Newborn babies

    Sitting in hay bales in a barn and reading a book

    Going to places in the city where little birds hop around at my feet.

    Motor less boat rides

    Filling little bottles with things that remind me of somewhere I’ve been

    Antiques

    Sand volleyball

    Riding the chair lift during the summer (and winter)

    Sticking my fingers in uncooked rice

    Steam

    The flavor of slightly burnt toast

    Being topless

    Listening to Prairie home companion on NPR

    Sitting in or by a river

    Deep, meaningful conversations

    Imax films / movie theatres

    Aquariums

    Gingerbread houses

    Watching someone blow glass

    Throwing pottery on a wheel

    Blowing milk weed seeds in the air

    Mushroom hunting

    Sautéed zucchini and yellow squash

    Baking pumpkin seeds

    Building igloos

    Blowing eggs and painting them

    Making treasure hunts for children

    The feel of bubbles on my hands

    Big downy flake snowstorms

    Rain in the middle of warm summer

    Sweet corn on the cob cooked on a grill

    Old west festivals

    Native American powows

    Stuffed green peppers

    The feeling of having a friend that takes no effort to be friends with, that makes you feel at home

    Import stores

    Driving around to see Christmas lights

    Re arranging rooms

    Receiving packages in the mail

    Warm almond milk

    Sitting on the edge of cliffs

    Riding on trains/ trains in general

    Playing on a sail less wind board / paddleboards

    The water show at Bellagio in Las Vegas

    Ballets

    Operas

    Rhubarb pie

    Wearing Uniforms (like sports team uniforms that make a person feel like they belong)

    Fluffy comforters

    Aspen forests

    Documenting my life with writing, photos and videos

    Visiting other psychics and card readers

    Looking through 100 year old news papers

    Fancy Hotels

    Ski films

    Watching half pipe ski competitions (my favorite spectator sport)

    Secret hideouts, (like rooms behind the book shelf)

    Silk Clothes

    Decorating Christmas trees

    Ice. I love playing on it on frozen lakes

    Hockey games (my second favorite spectator sport)

    Eating pomegranates seed by seed

    Grandfather clock noises

    Toasting marshmallows over a fire (even though I can’t eat them)

    Board games.  I love games of any kind

    The intense intimacy between a man and his woman, when she is giving birth

    The way water balloons feel

    Little trapped worlds (like snow globes and sugar eggs and ships in a bottle)

    Victorian houses

    Colors

    The Olympics (especially winter Olympics)

    Spray bottles to mist myself with

    Vanity centers (antique are best)

    Moonstone / Spectralite

    Any stones (or jewelry) that are translucent, ethereal and magic looking

    The feel of blush brushes against my skin

    Wearing big gowns

    Old, curvy 1950’s (or so) ford trucks

    Corvette stingrays

    Range rovers

    Skipping rocks

    Target practice with my rock sling

    Eating snow out of a cup

    The summit house, Park city resort

    Light dancing on the bottom of pools

    Pink roses

    Stargazer lilies

    Boxes of chocolates ( can’t wait for the day they make one that I can eat)

    Big vegetable trays with dip for dinner

    Rainbows (only the real kind)

    Giant sprinklers in alfalfa fields

    Frost on spider webs

    Leaf skeletons

    Tasteful and meaningful tattoos

    Giant toy stores

    Popping tar bubbles in old roads

    Navajo fry bread

    Mashed potatoes

    Green Beans

    The feeling of falling in love with someone who loves me more than anything

    Presents

    Watching my son sleep in the morning kissing his plump cheeks and sniffing his neck and hair (so Peaceful)

    Jim Gaffigan (my favorite comedian)

    Good Guided meditations

    Running downhill on a trail while listening to motivating music

    Natural, vegan, cruelty free makeup

    Photo shoots that produce epic, time stopping photos

    Shadow work

    Going to a grocery store after dinner for the sole purpose of buying a large assortment of desserts (obviously not sweetened with sugar because I can’t eat sugar) to bring home and eat.

    The music of Thomas Newman (my favorite musician)

    Painting murals on walls

    Craft stores (I could get lost in them for hours dreaming about things to create)

    Those moments where something happens, that makes me feel good about myself and happy to be me

    The fact that I can use the extrasensory gifts that I always thought were a curse, to help people.

    Knowing that I have stopped the chain of abuse that has been going on for generations, (leading up to my abuser) and that I have turned those shadows into light to lead the world with, so that this can be a more enjoyable time-space reality to live in.

     

    What is your list of favorite things?


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    It's so interesting to read your favorite things.

    Here are the ones I've grown affinity for in my 22 years 😃 

    • Having slow, calm mornings without obligations or rush
    • Optimizing my body to be happy, healthy, and vibrantly vital
    • Creating valuable resources in writing or crafting
    • Connecting with others about my favorite things
    • Sharing value, such as a gift or good meal, with others where it is well received 
    • Reading books that are highly entertaining, that develop empathy and wisdom
    • Reading books that I can immediately apply the tactics and techniques of
    • Reading awesome editorials, like Teal's blog!
    • Drinking lots of water everyday, with awesome additions - lime juice, minerals, ph optimizer, herbal tinctures
    • The feeling of having my purpose fulfilled - especially by creating products for my dream businesses
    • Attracting abundance through sharing generously and believing in my self-worth
    • Spending timeless moments with a lover who makes me happy
    • Eating delicious homemade vegan mac n' cheese with fresh vegetables

    There are so many more. I'm now inspired to more often experience as many of my favorite things as possible.

    In joy,

    Ecco Siewert

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