Meditation is a great idea, to find a peaceful place amongst our A.D.D society. A great idea yes, and in practice, even better – however, I find it bloody hard. So imagine my delight when I found a mediation exercise that allowed my brain to ramble, yet given clear direction. After attending an inspirational writing workshop run by the fabulous Al Powell, I realised that this process could be used for imagery too.
As you find yourself becoming calmer and blocking the outside world, you allow yourself to then ‘wake up’ into an imaginary world where your mind goes on a journey of it’s own making. After exploring this imaginary world, you’re encouraged to write stream of consciousness onto your page – from this you can spring board into other writing ideas. Personally, I found striking imagery come to mind. One of which, was the fox with the fire tail. You can meet him below: