Emilie Hoffman mind/body guide
Have you ever kept a log of the circumstances under which your best ideas arise?
I'm a really creative person. I'm also a mom of a toddler with my own business, three pets, a house, and a marriage....so I have lots of responsibilities that demand a lot of time and attention.
I can tell you for 100% fact that my best ideas do not come when I'm worrying about stuff, trying to take care of other people, or doing chores at lightening speed with the determination of someone who only has a two hour nap window to clean half a house.
Every creative epiphany I've had comes when I let go of my agenda for day-to-day life.
My ideas come when I'm standing in the shower leisurely washing my hair. They come when I'm gazing into the trees surrounding my back deck, and when I'm laying next to my kid after he's fallen asleep.
Because, finally, there is space to create freely. Not to "fix" something,...