I warned you all at the start of my journey (drafting this manifesto) that I was both inspired by, and would likely copy from Bruce Mau's Manifesto.Source: vimeo.com
Rule # 7 is one of them. It's also probably my favourite of Bruce's list.
Some of you may think this is more about creativity than joy, but since creativity brings about joy....
7: __________________. Intentionally left blank. Allow space for the ideas you haven’t had yet, and for the ideas of others.
Bruce Mau, you're oh so right about the critical importance of freeing up some mind space.
The best we have to offer rarely ever comes when we've filled every nook and cranny of our mind-space and every waking nano-second of every day.
Creativity more likely comes crashing in when we disconnect from tasks and reconnect to some sort of ubiquitous space, be it mind space or something even more shoreless.
Today's a great day for the _______ blank.
With post-tropical storm Andrea upon us in serio, my mind space has nothing better to do than open up...
Well, that's not entirely true. My mind space could concentrate on housecleaning, but that would go against another of my core beliefs:
To One & All:
Here's to a fabulous weekend,
Wishing you mindspace, creativity & joy!