It’s hard to be deliberate and unemotional.
To not listen to the distorted internal voices might be everyone’s greatest struggle. I know it is for me.
Seth Godin talks about the lizard brain. Tim Ferriss speaks on a similar topic that he calls the monkey mind. You don’t even need to click the links to know what they mean.
Social media is an accelerant of these maladies.
Ignoring these signals is hard. I should know because I struggle with it every day.
Luckily for me, I have a creative outlet. I take a few minutes every day to tune out the world and think about something that isn’t turned up to 11.
Lizards tend to live short and unproductive lives. I try to remember that as much as I can.
About the author: I am Stephen Kennedy, an experienced photographer with more than 2500 completed sessions in all 50 US states.