Like many commented on this posting, Eric’s points echos with me on many fronts. The only thing I disagree is the title. We should not have to steal time for ourselves. Understand and appreciate Eric’s point that in today’s digital age, so much compete for our attention and it feels like we need to steal the time.
“Plant you own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.” ~ Veronica Shoffstall
As I type I’m listening to Lisa Gerrard, one of my favorite artists. Her resonant voice has a way of reassuring me that everything is okay and that I’m aligned with my intended purpose and course.
When you’re in the thick of things, it’s hard to get much perspective. Perhaps you’re struggling with a particular decision or you find yourself putting off decisions or making hasty choices if you don’t intentionally pause and reflect. When you’re engaged in any creative activity – writing, designing, running a business – it’s important to create space (some may call this down-time). You need to get away from the constant busyness in order to do the best work that you can.
Not even a decade ago we weren’t exposed to nearly as much…
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