Power of Morning Pages
As a Highly Sensitive Soul, you may sometimes
feel disconnected from yourself, particularly when you feel overwhelmed.
In my experience, it can be challenging to “come back to
yourself,” especially in a world where busyness and materialism
abound. Compounding this, we’ve often been told, “Oh,
you’re just too sensitive.” So we’ve learned
NOT to trust our inner experience. This makes us feel lost and
disconnected from ourselves, as if we don’t know who we
Morning pages are a powerful antidote
to self-doubt and self-forgetting. I use them as regularly
as possible, and find them to be an anchor
in my life. Morning pages were devised by Julia Cameron and popularized
in her book, The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Creativity.
The simple technique she recommends helps artists, writers, and
seekers alike to unlock their creativity and intuition – and
most importantly, themselves.
The basic concept is to write three longhand,
stream of consciousness pages every day, first thing in the
morning, no matter what.
Just write three pages, regardless of the size of your paper.
Even if you only write, “I don’t know what to write,” over
and over again, do it anyway. Cameron recommends that you not
read your previous days’ pages for at least several weeks.
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