I was laying in bed, brooding about my day when it came to me that I was having “Loud thoughts”. Loud because the increased volume and repetition of this thinking were demanding my attention and upsetting my peace. There would be no sleep with all this noise. Loud is insistent. She thinks we should … Continue reading Loud Thoughts
An insight has inspired me to view “upsets” as dangling carrots vying for my attention. “Look at ME”, they say. “Talk about ME.” “Think about ME.” “STAY AWAKE with me!” They distract! Sometimes for hours. Sometimes for days and for one or two “issues”; actual years! Disrupting, distorting, derailing: Progress, productivity, creativity. This dangling carrot: … Continue reading Dangling carrots
Without labeling or processing or categorizing. Without judgment or comparison nor making sense of. I don’t think 'noticing' requires my interpretation. It might like my consideration. Or my attention. Or not. Maybe just noticing [fullstop] Quietly. Giving possibility then, to notice something more, given the opportunity.