Input, Output: The Undulations of Writing

Taking breaks, processing, and assimilating

Leo Greenwood
ILLUMINATION

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Photo by Ruben Ramirez on Unsplash

It’s been a about 10 days since I last published something here on Medium and it’s been important for me in this time, to remember that publishing is not the marker of whether or not I’m doing enough.

For me, and how I like to create, it’s vital that I have time for input because, as Alan Watts once said, if I’m speaking all the time I never have any space to hear what other people have to say. Hearing what other people have to say, and taking in information, is inspiring. Whether I agree with it or not, this additional stimulus stirs the creative spirit and shows me a new way in which I didn’t realise I could perceive the world.

Is There A Schedule I Follow?

I’ve never been one for organized fun or organised creativity. The other day (in my input time) I heard Roy Casagranda describe the subconscious mind as a supercomputer without verbal language, and so instead it speaks in emotions and feelings. What an extraordinarily powerful thought.

Over the years I have embraced the non-linguistic side of life as a human and tend to follow my feelings more than my thoughts. Thoughts can be very helpful at times, but if the body is feeling like it should stop and the active linguistic…

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Leo Greenwood
ILLUMINATION

The Universe thinks about itself in interesting ways from here. Philosopher, author, in love with the miracle of existence. leogreenwood.com