It just is

Today I learned (or realized I already knew) that the monkey mind’s consistent chatter is neither wrong or right. It just is. The I, the listener of the chatter, observes and makes meaning from the nonsense.

Sometimes healthy meaning, sometimes not.

The 10 minute video from Eva-Lotta Lamm is a tutorial on how to practice drawing. It’s about the mental process not which pen, paper, or app to use.

I’d argue this mindset works for any creative endeavor.

Here’s a screencap of the video.

Image by Eva-Lotta Lamm.

How might we observe more and keep going versus react from fear and stop?