Something to remember #4

DSCN3727There is ecstasy in paying attention. You can get into a kind of Wordsworthian openness to the world, where you see in everything the essence of holiness. . .

 

Anne Lamott

In a recent Studio Mojo, Cynthia Tinapple featured the the work  of Ellen Langer on Mindfulness (five points that help are summarised here).  Dr. Langer says:

Beginning an artistic activity is one way to help us move from excessive mindlessness to a more mindful life…engaging our creativity more fully, giving itDSCN3885 a a form that holds some innate interest, ought to be a part of every day life for each of us. (On Becoming an Artist: Reinventing Yourself through Mindful Creativity)

Look at what happens when Genevieve Williamson looks mindfully here.

 

2 thoughts on “Something to remember #4

  1. genevieve

    Thanks so much Wendy! I find that if I “remove” distractions, often by removing myself or going somewhere else, taking little, expecting nothing…there ALWAYS ends up being something to see.

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    1. wendy Post author

      Hello lovely Genevieve! Yes, and it does often involve removing yourself doesn’t it? I find to that having a ritual of starting, or acknowledging in some way that this is the time I have now, make the most of it helps! Loved your I see Jewellery page Gen. Very inspiring!

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