Making something

When we create something tangible, real, an object, art, a sculpture, making food, a cake, something from wood or metal, whatever that is…there is a real connection with the object and process. As humans we love to have that connection, however, in a mainly digital world, we are no longer crafting anything by hand.

When we work on a screen, the mind is active, the brain is constantly stimulated and when we are online, then there are endless distractions. However, when we do something manual and physical, the mind is quiet and we are in the moment enjoying the doing, we are concentrating and then we are at peace within.

Making something real is also creating a real life, this moment experience and that is the essence of life.

Go and build or make something and see how it brings joy.

Going with the flow

Our very best ‘art’ whether that’s painting, singing, writing, dancing, running or any other form of our most creative self comes when we are in a state of flow. Where we have let go of the thoughts that restrict us.

Where soul, body and mind are aligned, where the thinking brain is silent, where we are totally conscious in this moment, where we just have the joy of creating right now.

Of course, we can choose to have this flow whenever we want. We just need to let go and go with it.