Do you ever want to just sit in the quiet? No TV, no radio, nothing but the birds chirping in the yard - just you and quiet inspiration! That's what I did today -- shut out the "noise" for a while! I think I need to start doing that more -- I got so much accomplished today! Like my dad always said - "I could hear my thoughts"!
|"The Smell of the Ocean...." in progress|
This self-professed t.v.-ahololic... turned off the "noise" on the tv - and just painted and worked in the quiet! I cannot BELIEVE it myself! haha
|"Love is EVERYTHING" - in progress|
So much of our daily lives are filled with nonsense... distractions... negative energy! I was reading Kelly Rae Roberts post this morning about her art retreat to Bali (the pics are gorgeous! You should read her post HERE )- and it just made me want to get back to the quiet - to the simplicity of life. I picture the Balinese as having no "reality tv", no 24 hr news programs - or maybe no tv whatsoever! I see them talking walks, enjoying nature, eating only fresh food, meditating, taking in the beauty of the lush green of Bali... and I want that! I immediately turned off the t.v. - and continued working in the quiet! Smelling the fresh air coming in the windows! So nice!
|"Love is EVERYTHING" - part 2|
So now I think this is a new exclusion for me - and it may be VERY difficult - because of my aforementioned addiction (haha) - but I will be trying to give up t.v. during the day! No listening while I'm working either. No t.v. whatsoever, until 7pm at night and weekends. OK - I admit - there may be a few times here and there that I succumb (because I don't think Dan is gonna be ready to exclude t.v. like I am) - but I'll try!
I won't be giving up music though! HEY - I can't exclude everything!! And music is uplifting and inspirational - so it stays! - just not all the time! :) Are you ready to get quiet, get focused? I am! I'm hoping I'll be more productive too! Let me know if you're trying this! I'd love to hear from you!
UPDATE: Day 3 of 100 donated things in 100 days - Count total 24 of 100 - ahead of schedule!