One of my all time favorite writer’s is Julia Cameron author of The Artist Way.
I have the companion book to this called the Artist Date Book. I’ve only ever skimmed the date book, but just having it nearby me is enough of a reminder that I need to take action.
The Artist’s Date Book – by Julia Cameron
With a blogging brain that’s a little empty, I decided my new approach would be to take a book that I had bought last summer at a garage sale called Landscape Meditations by Elizabeth Mowry and try paint a picture. Since we’re in a Polar Vortex right now, I choose a snowy field thinking I could best relate to this picture.
So hopefully I have activated my “Right” side enough to get a blog out today
Some right brain/left brain Google facts: but apparently this is all myth now a days according to About.com Psychology
“The Right Brain
According to the left-brain, right-brain dominance theory, the right side of the brain is best at expressive and creative tasks. Some of the abilities that are popularly associated with the right side of the brain include:
- Recognizing faces
- Expressing emotions
- Reading emotions
The Left Brain
The left-side of the brain is considered to be adept at tasks that involve logic, language and analytical thinking. The left-brain is often described as being better at:
- Critical thinking