This morning I discovered an interesting problem - I think I am too relaxed and tranquil to write my morning pages (as part of working The Artist's Way) every day! Usually there is so much "stuff" rummaging around in my head - things I worry about, lists of things to do, and all the miscellaneous garbage that could interfere with creativity.
Simply being here on the island relaxes me - body, soul, and mind - so completely that I just sat there, pen in hand, doodling. And writing over and over there wasn't anything niggling or bothering me. Oh, I know there are some days that it's HARD to write (I've been doing these pages for years) - but this was different. I am simply calm inside.
I did jot down some thoughts for new projects and designs, but there was no outpouring of the usual sort. I just feel cleansed, and content.
Isn't this what we long for? So instead of writing, I think I'll go practice the harp.