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Our Smile Campaign Continues…Join Us!!!!

Our Smile Campaign continues

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Our future is all about how we interact and connect with the world…Inspiring our children to connect with others through kindness is the ultimate in importance.  We love the ideas we can all take part in.  Let’s encourage igniting our Smiles to Brighten the World. 

Remember our goal…One Million people on Our Smile Team.  What an impact we can make.  See below…

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Join Us!

When you join we will send you the number of smile packets you need for your Smile Team!   We just ask for any donation.  Email us at for more information.  Also, remember to subscribe to our posts and other info about our Non-Profit Work …Our Non-ProfitCorporation, Resilience Living Connect‘s main work is providing education and resources to support our communities and igniting the world with kindness.

Let’s perform magic together beginning with sharing and spreading Smiles.

Best to all,

Adele Arnesen, Founder/CEO and Executive Director

A Smilin’ Thanksgiving Wish!

 We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. ~Thornton Wilder

Oh, what treasures we have to be thankful for.   I look at life with all the special moments I experience.  Some are thought filled, some challenge me, some make me laugh, some just bring out a heartfelt smile!  These moments bring out “Resilience!”

Now, I feel so grateful to have a special non-profit, Resilience Living Connect.  Please visit Resilience Living Connect.   Join us!  Much is happening!  Within this next week, our special work will be posted.  Join our Experiosity Smilin’ Team.  Our Mission….Working at creating magic is people’s lives!

The leaders of our Nature Team, Chuck and Curio, send a message as they search out life’s happenings with Experiosity.  HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Stressed..Use Nature as a Natural Backdrop!

Stressed …Use Nature as a Natural Backdrop!  Let Gracie and I show you what we do to chill out almost every day!

Click on this link,,,,My first You Tube!  Enjoy!

We love this place!  Have you been here?  When our store opens we hope you will come and visit.  In the meantime “Stay tune for more Video visits!  Make sure you join us here as well as subscribe to our videos.  It is all about making moments exciting even in time s of stress!

Welcome to the New Year, 2017

Year’s end is neither an end nor a  beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.  Hal Borland

Love this quote by Hal Borland.  What a special life as a writer and naturalist.  Loved traveling and writing for many different small newspapers and a writer for the New York Times writing “Nature Editorials.”

I do want to visit the library and read some of his books.  His love of nature just out in the countryside to the wilderness invites all of us to  go outdoors starting with our own backyard.

What a great way to begin the New Year but choosing some authors  who provide new insights to life and living.  As you can see one of my things to do this week is to go to the library.   Hal Borland is on the top of authors I want to learn more about and gain his special insights on the outdoors.

As Hal Borland’s quote speaks out to me..I agree !  Personally I agree to looking at the new year as a continuous growth of who we are.  I know that I just keep on learning about me and how I can grow in getting out of my own to do more.

So with that in mind, I do hope many of you will join me in connecting with our special day enjoying our world around us and celebrating the wonderful smilin’ people around us.  It is fun.

Without naming names, one smiley sticker was handed out at a restaurant.  The waitress was so kind she received a smiley sticker.  What happened next…?  She was so happy with this little gift she could not help but hug this smilin’ gifter.  This is what happens…dear reader.  I have been doing this for some time.  Amazed every time on how a little smiley sticker brings a special positive connection even for a brief moment.

So Keep on Smilin’!  Join us in Spreadin’ Smiles and go to our store to buy your starter packet.  Hope you will then decide to join  this campaign.  This is also my wish for this year.  Hoping I can in some special way have many join me.

Have a great day!


Writing right here in the “Experiosity Tree House”

Paradise Valley, Montana

GIVE A SMILE …A Special Poem by Debra Kraner

By Debra Kraner
Just reach out, you’re almost there
It’s so important to show you care
No need to talk or even touch
A simple smile can mean so much
It can lift your spirits
If you’re feeling blue
When someone turns
And smiles at you
It has a magic
That’s special to see
Makes attitudes change
So easily
Test it yourself
On some passerby
Make someone’s day
Give a smile, don’t be shy
Your sweet little smile
Can go a long way
To heal what’s been hurting
Or brighten a day
The magic, my friend,
Only starts then and there
You see it’s contagious
It spreads everywhere.
You gave one
They caught it
and now they’re aware
of the power in a smile
and it’s their
Turn to share.
Thank you, Debra, for this special Poem.  Your special poem will be enjoyed by many as we realize your message within you poem “Share A Smile” can create magic.  Our smile can heal, become contagious and has the power to light up our lives.  You gift to Spreadin’ A Smile Campaign is so special.  Know that we are sending a smile back to you!
This is brought to you by
Resilience Living, L.L.C.
Experiosity Project
Spreadin’ A Smile Campaign

Smile Medicine

Good Morning to all from Port Angeles Washington.  Have been traveling and doing photo shoots of the areas of the Pacific Northwest.  Oh so love the combination of the mountains and the Sea.   It just does something to my inner soul.  If I were to explain ….well, the natural land around me is like medicine.  The dosage can be consumed and absorbed continuously.    There is no limitation to the amount I can take.  As the old saying goes…”The more the Merrier.”

This morning as I awoke to a sweet nudge from my little Gracie, I realized that it was time to get up and get out.  So pushing myself out of  bed with a waggin’ tail beside me saying move faster, I threw on some clothes and we headed out.  Usually we take a short walk, however, not today.  We needed some smilin’ medicine and some good coffee.

Believe it or not I love McDonald’s Coffee!  I also know that I will meet a friendly face as well.  I have never had other than a smile when I visit the neighborhood McDonald’s wherever I am and not receive a “Smile” and “Have a Good Day.”  So that is what we did.  We had our short walk, received a container of coffee and than off we went to the ships in the harbor of Port Angeles.


If you have not been to Port Angeles,  there are many tankers that come to the harbor to unload their products.  You will also see the ferry going back and forth across the waters to Victoria as well.  Today, the waters were so tranquil.  When we arrived at the waters Gracie just would not give in to me just sitting there and having some coffee.  We had to get out and go for a walk.

With coffee in hand, we did just that.  There is a place where you can stand by the harbor right off the walkway.  When you walk down the short flight of stairs you feel like you are on board a ship.  The architect who designed this area ….thank you!  Also, thank you Gracie as I would not have gotten as much out of this morning adventure just sitting in the car.  We were feeling the thrill of being in this spot.  Gracie never stopped waving her tail as I just gazed at the rocks before me as the water lapped along the ridge.  The rocks just sparkled in the sunlight.  Along with the rocks there was large remnants of kelp that had traveled from the bottoms of the waters as well.  I had to look a number of times because some looked like rope.  Amazing…I just keep on learning more about the Natural World wherever I go.

All of this brings a smile to my heart and soul.  With Gracie I even find myself giving an outward laugh at her findings as well.  She is oh so curious.  She always uncovers treasures I could easily overlook.

What Natural Medicine!   Nature makes me smile from the inside out!  For those who do not know me, I do smile a lot.  Always have smiled since I was a little one.  It is a gift I carry around with me.

There are moments when I feel like a grump!  I know it!  I feel it!  I can also see it in the mirror!  I hate that feeling.  What do I do to change it?  I make sure I smile back at me as I look in the mirror.  I talk to myself with a quick command…smile Adele.  You look like a grump!  When I do this I turn raise my cheeks upward and low and behold, a smile appears.   Try it …it is the best medicine and does not cost 1 cent.  Do not need a pill and you immediately feel silly and better all at the same time.  You ask, “How long have you been doing this?”  My answer…since I was a child.  I guess I always wanted to feel that sunshine within and when I smiled I received the same thing back at me.

So… I wish you a Smilin’ Day!  Start with a walk wherever you are.  Be Curious!  Be In the Moment!  Take in all that is around you!  The Natural World in the greatest medicine for what ails us if we are having that kind of day.  Start the day out with a Smile in the Mirror than have …as I call it…An Experiosity Day.  Experiencing the day with Experiences…Adventure and Curiosity!  Share your smile with others.  Spreadin’ A Smile Brightens the World around you.  So Ignite that smile, step out and Have a Great Day!

Would love to hear from you.  Either send a comment below and/or visit Our facebook  page… Spreadin’  Smiles.

The mission of this campaign wants to include You!  Join me!  More to come…so stay tuned to this Smilin’ Frequency!  This is brought to you by Resilience Living, L.L.C.  and Adele Arnesen, Founder of this initiative, The Sharin’ A Smile Campaign.

Best to You,

Adele Arnesen and My side kick, Gracie