Idea play – letting this brain of mine go out to play in its mental playground ~ this works best for me on Saturday or Sunday mornings when I’m rested, moving slow under the power of some heated leftover for breakfast and third cup of coffee, some music playing and sunshine bouncing off the wall of the building next door. My writing room comes to life with natural morning light and soft music. No distractions. My sounds are not conversations, just bird noises through an open window and music – this solitude is magic. Then I turn off the music and just let my mind go – !%&_)!$%)!@*_$
I don’t always get clarity. Whether or not clarity or ah+ha moments arrive, I know I am home, at peace, alone with my thoughts and my dog – with room to write.
P.S.: I saw a movie about writing recently, The Wife. As a movie, it’s a great play. I think I would have enjoyed it much more on stage than on a movie screen.
Loved this message this morning. It’s exactly what the universe it telling me. I stumbled upon an autoplay youtube video with the EXACT same message last night. Thanks for the inspiration. Now to get on with it!, ML, Calgary, AB
Hi Mark. I started purging almost 7 months ago. Wow the freedom you feel is incredible. I spent the better part of 40+ years doing for others while neglecting my own needs. My Dad used to say to me for years you can count on one hand who your true friends are. I never paid it any attention until 7 months ago and boy he was right. I learned who my acquaintances were and who were true. So I started purging the people from my life who only wanted me in theirs because of what I could give to them, my time, my money etc. What I realized through this process was I was not happy, I was alone and depressed. When I started purging I realized that I was starting to see my value, something I never perceived before. Now I find I spend less time with people, but I am way happier then ever before. I no longer carry the burden’s of others, I am not in a position to be bullied by others and the true people in my life are just that, True. Thankyou for confirming with your message today, that I was on the right track. Yes we all have friends but 90% of them are really only acquaintances, MJ, Calgary, AB