A big part of working well. Accomplishing well. Creating is stopping. Just stop everything. Set the To Do list aside. Set down the pen. Close the laptop. Push back your desk chair and walk out. Walk away from it. Leave your phone behind. Don’t bring music because nature will supply that for you. And sometimes…silence is the music needed.
Walk outside. Open your mind to what is there. Hear the crunch of the pone needles underneath your feet. Feel the hard packed clay Earth give way to sand, your feet slide a little with each step.
Smell the pine needles. The Earth…wet after rain. Ripe with years of fallen needles and leaves composting to feed and nurture and strengthen the dirt, the Earth, beneath your feet.
Hear the birds. Their mating calls that keep them thriving, alive, coming back. Their migration. See their flight. Their stance. Watch them catch a…
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