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Diva #3: The Powerful Diva

powerfuldivawebAre you quietly confident? Do you exude competence, strength and capability? Are you accomplished at what you do? Do people derive strength from your steadfastness and influence?  Are you a take charge kinda gal? Do people use the following words to describe you: Capable, Commanding, Impressive, Strong, Dynamic, Influential, Energetic, Bright, Mighty, Accomplished, Savvy?  If so, you may be a Powerful Diva!  

Someone we find to be a Powerful Diva in the news right now is Angelina Jolie, who with much strength and dignity, took charge of the future of her health by undergoing a double mastectomy because she carried a gene that made her highly susceptible to both breast cancer and ovarian cancer.  She was proactive in her approach and has opened up about her surgery to help strengthen and empower others who may be in her same position.  Read this Powerful Diva’s story here.

Diva #2: The Creative Diva

CreativeDivaWMsmDo you love to sing, write, play an instrument, paint, sculpt, draw, any or all of the above?  Do you scour Pinterest for new DIY projects almost daily?  Are you at your happiest when you are in the process of creating something?  Do you derive intense satisfaction from making things with your own two hands? If so, you may be a CREATIVE DIVA! At Mia Diva, we define a Creative Diva as someone who is: innovative, imaginative, gifted, artistic, clever and intelligent.  The list below offers some great insight into a Creative Diva’s personality.  The list is borrowed from Creativity – Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.  Take a look and see if you recognize yourself in any of the descriptions.  If you do… rejoice and embrace your inner Creative Diva!

Characteristics of the creative personality: (pages 58-73)

  1. Creative individuals have a great deal of energy, but they are also often quiet and at rest.
  2. Creative individuals tend to be smart, yet also naive at the same time.
  3. Creative individuals have a combination of playfulness and discipline, or responsibility and irresponsibility.
  4. Creative individuals alternate between imagination and fantasy ant one end, and rooted sense of reality at the other.
  5. Creative people seem to harbor opposite tendencies on the continuum between extroversion and introversion.
  6. Creative individuals are also remarkable humble and proud at the same time.
  7. Creative individuals to a certain extent escape rigid gender role stereotyping and have a tendency toward androgyny.
  8. Generally, creative people are thought to be rebellious and independent.
  9. Most creative persons are very passionate about their work, yet they can be extremely objective about it as well.
  10. The openness and sensitivity of creative individuals often exposes them to suffering pain yet also a great deal of enjoyment.

Diva #1: Classy Diva

classydivaWMDo you see and appreciate the unique beauty in others?  Do you embrace the fact that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes?  Do you recognize that true beauty consists not of outward appearance but of what is on the inside?  Do you value inner beauty above all?  If so, you may be a CLASSY DIVA!  Here at Mia Diva, we define a Classy Diva as someone who knows that beauty comes in all shapes & sizes and you realize that there are many ways to be beautiful. You have discovered that real beauty comes from within and you know that your inner beauty is what makes you truly beautiful.  Words that tend to describe a Classy Diva are: Elegant, Fashionable, Swanky, Beautiful, Stylish, Alluring, Exquisite, Fascinating, Radiant.  In the next few weeks we at Mia Diva will be posting about 10 different kinds of Divas.  Check back and see which description resonates with you.  Find your inner Diva!

Do All Things With Love!

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God does not create mistakes, He creates masterpieces!

This message is for all of you ladies out there who feel a little insecure about who you are inside and out! YOU are beautiful and perfect just the way you are. When you look at yourself in the mirror you should smile with joy because guess what??!…. You were made in the image of God and He designed you! Would you agree that God is perfect? I’m sure everyone of you can agree on that! So, I ask you today…if God is perfect, do you think He would ever make anything not perfect? Of course not! God loves and is pleased with just how you are and just how He designed you; what he thinks of you is far more important than what anyone else thinks of you. After all, He is your creator! Once you grasp and hold onto the love God has for you, you will begin to view yourself the way He sees you- which is beautiful and His masterpiece! So walk into this day with your head up high focusing on the One who loves you more than you can imagine, and I guarantee that you will be filled with more peace than you can stand!

 

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