The following is where good old fashioned handwriting meets technology! I am technologically challenged – had hoped to upload images of my Operation Mind Dump handwritten 3 page free-write inspired by David Allen – now typed due to my own technological limitations!
Sunday January 16, 2022
David Allen in mind. So it begins the day I began to apply many of the learnings I have gathered from my many memorable leaders! In this new year I am ready to do as Mel Robbins states “What if – everything works out for me.” What if it is possible? All things are possible – that is how the not so good (oops meant not to use the good and bad words and here I am on page one using them) happened. I have a pencil – I could have easily erased it. Nope was about to use a “but” word too – Oh man the subconscious or conscious mind kick in and take over. What ifs – are affect by the what haves from the past so in order to make this work actually it is working because I am actually doing it! I woke – went pee – washed my hands and did a high five even before I brushed my teeth. I genuinely did it! I saw my itty bitty eyes so full of joy. Yes they are losing their elasticity and yet (oops another variation of a but word) all I saw was joy showing through. It felt really good. A genuine smile from my heart to, actually from my joy filled eyes to my heart. Or was it the other way around. I immediately proceeded to brush my teeth and jumped into my walking gear and here I am writing pencil in hand after applying my make-up. Looking one more time then immediately went to get one of my great notebooks gifted by Becky at NARA Residential. The journal is titled born to be a unicorn. Yep – never fully understood it because my belief is that we all are unicorns, and unicorns are in us. quirky, unique and one of a kind. And when we leave as so many have left before us I am reminded with gratitude we are a result of those who came long before us and here’s the kicker – we will live on in future generations to come. I mean think about that for a second. It doesn’t matter who we are we have connected to others and others to us. We as C Northrup would say “forever changed.” As you read this and perhaps met me – what I am currently writing is because of you. I supposed it is best described in my Saying Goodbye With An Orange practice. And David Allen states – Wake up and handwrite for 3 pages. I call it a Mind Dump – I think Mel calls it that too. Except D. Allen emphasizes handwriting because it is becoming a lost dinosaur with social media platforms, emojis and computers taking over. I’m saying it’s time to take back the relics and D. Allen states it does something to your brain. Activates it keeping it alive and vibrant. That is how it feels to me. Let’s do this. Let’s take back what is rightfully ares. Gifted by generations past and use it so our generations to come can too cause ripples of groovy vibe to fill the space of our minds drowning out the incessant noise in our brains that says I am not good enough, I do not have enough, I do not feel joy enough. Others have much more. Wake up. What if you and I could have it all. What I am saying is we do. Do you have a notebook, pencil, a pen. Start here, start…. start this fantastic Sunday, January 16, 2022. There will be no other like it. Do this unicorns!
Intentional misspelling and grammatical errors kept. That is how you will want to free write using cursive!!!