Staying connected and attention

I've been complaining of a lack of connection to myself and others. I've felt untethered, like I'm bobbing around in the ocean without an anchor. Julia Cameron writes that for creative and artistic people, "attention is a way to connect and survive". In fact she encourages us to immerse ourselves in the flow of life and pay close attention.

Morning pages: Windshield wipers

I started writing Morning Pages (Julia Cameron) on the 8th DecemberĀ last year, and have written almost every morning since. I started the week before myĀ only son left my home for his own student digs at university, and I really believe they have helped me cope with the loss of his reduced presence in my life.