Tuesday, July 26, 2016

52 Lists Project: the ways you get energized

For me, the best place for a fresh start or to begin a new project is on my birthday - the beginning of my year. So the year I was 21, I did a photo a day project (that ended up including an internship in Cleveland, meeting/dating my now-husband Adam, and going to New York to work for Vogue Knitting - so I'm retrospectively glad that I committed to documenting that particular year!), and the year I was 24, I knitted the sky (one row on a scarf each day in the color of the sky). So for 27, I'm doing lists. I'm going to roughly follow along with the book The 52 Lists Project.

A list of the ways I get energized

1. Encountering something that challenges my preconceptions
2. Solitude
3. Spending time with passionate people (even if their specific passion differs from mine)
4. A walk outside
5. Prolonged awe - especially over physics/nature, and the way they point to God
6. Journaling, with a cup of tea
7. Solving a creative problem
8. Learning something new
9. Completing a long/difficult project
10. and starting a new one
11. Listening to a specific song (it varies) over and over and over and over and...

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