This phrase came to mind this morning as I was journaling. It was followed by “Walk the Walk – Don’t Just Talk the Talk.”
I don’t know about anyone else, but I must admit that following my own guidance or “Walking the Walk” as they say, can often be extremely challenging for me. I think it primarily has to do with discipline and bad habits more than anything else.
Case in point: My creative flow has been sluggish recently. And that makes me feel extremely embarrassed since I consider myself to be an expert in matters pertaining to all things creative.
And then I heard the phrase “Physician Heal Thyself” and I realized that if I were coaching someone else in this situation, I would point out that at times like these ... when the well has run dry ... the stream has been over-fished .... it needs to be re-stocked.
There are many ways to accomplish this but the important thing to realize is that we cannot just fish - fish - fish or create - create - create or work - work - work without allowing the time necessary to restock ... restore ... regenerate.
And that could look like going on an adventure ... or exploring someplace where you’ve never been ... or doing something to stimulate the senses ... the list is really endless.
Bottom line, as always, as I stopped trying to force the issue and began to relax into and accept the moment ... Voila` ... the words began to flow and here’s the result!
How about you?