Tag Archives: routines

there are no certain routes: the usefulness of meaningful distraction

[currently reading] The Principles of Uncertainty by Maira Kalman

My life is my art. It is a matter of daily choices and decisions to engage meaningful distractions in order to activate perseverance; and to remind myself that easily defined skills are not all that matter. Continue reading

unraveling and revealing meaning

How To Make A Journal of Your Life by Daniel Price

All of life is story, story unraveling and revealing meaning. -Madeleine L’Engle

It is my intention to allow my days to be art: a creative practice; an ever-developing skill set; the application of my imagination + the act of being; the choice of seeking & noticing within the mundane to create my “masterpiece” on the canvas of 24 hours.

Some weeks this feels more doable than others … Continue reading

[what about all the time it takes?]

Right Brain Planner®

“I am always so busy; I never have time for journaling or planning.”

“All of this sounds complicated and time-consuming. And how can I be sure it will even work for me?”

Short answers:

  • Your hours are yours to decide [even if it doesn’t feel like that].
  • When you are ready to begin — you will know.
  • “Never” and “always” are terms of perfectionism [aka the fear of …].

Longer answers + some creative ideas about journal-planning and gluebooking … Continue reading