In this clip, Jonathan and I muse on the power of taking a day of silence, building quiet space into your daily routine, and shutting up long enough to hear the Truth. In other words — turning it ALL off.
A few evocative ideas that emerged from my conversation with Jonathan:
> Try to stop stirring the mental pot (it’s so tempting)! Have a meaningful inner dialogue (with yourself) until your ideas are ready to go public.
> Take an “idea fast” (cleanse the mind and make space for silence), a “people fast” (one week away from oogy folks who bring you down), or a “music fast” (inspiring music only — no filler muzak or negative tunes).
> When you shut up and turn everything off, you’re often summoned to DO something with resonance and sticking power. See what the silence has to tell you.
Jonathan Mead is the author of Reclaim Your Dreams: An Uncommon Guide To Living On Your Own Terms. Jonathan also offers Limit Breaking Sessions — one-on-one coaching designed to evoke a feeling of expanding possibility, inspiration and reawesomification.
How about you? What does your creative bubble look like?