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Sometimes, when I’m too busy, I get behind in processing information. Mental constipation. very uncomfortable. I like to move around and talk out loud as I draw and write quickly. It’s a good way of shaking out my head so I can process better. Especially when I feel pressure to make some decisions, but nagging thoughts are stuck underneath consciousness. Ear protectors useful to drown out distractions. Clearing the table is a metaphor for clearing my mind. Whatever works, right?

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  • williamsart
    williamsartabout 4 years ago

    Interesting method…very creative, Whatever works.

  • absolutely. :)

    – evon ski

  • Susan  Kimball
    Susan Kimballabout 4 years ago

    Love what your wrote and your pic. I too bet very distracted and am in need of finding something to help me focus. Thanks for the idea!

  • Let me know if it’s helpful. :)

    – evon ski

  • Susan  Kimball
    Susan Kimballabout 4 years ago

    CONGRATS on being Featured in Your Creative Space-Studios & Work Spaces Only!

  • Wow- I’m honored, thanks so much!

    – evon ski

  • JohnScottArtist
    JohnScottArtistabout 4 years ago

    cool :-)

  • Hi John, I’ll bet you have some brainstorming tricks of your own. :))

    – evon ski

  • Bjondon
    Bjondonabout 4 years ago

    Hilarious . . . . . but might give it a go . . . . like the idea of taping the paper to the table . . . . . where do you get such incredible square ear defenders? . . . . look a bit ex-russian military, though not khaki/grey . . . . little dial on side (70’s portable radio?)

  • evon ski
    evon skiabout 4 years ago

    I think they were used at an airport by a guy that loaded planes. The little dial is just a hinge for swiveling. I’m so ADD- I can’t edit out noise, movement, light, smells or energy. The ear protectors obviously only edit sound. Glad you got a charge out of this. :)

  • oh, I just looked at the photo- I can’t find that pair now. I have three different sets. I don’t think it had a radio but now I’ll have to find them and check. Seriously-I need a bobcat to clean this room.

    – evon ski

  • Kensoi
    Kensoiabout 4 years ago

    It Really Made Smile :) Used To Wear Ear Defenders In Litho (Newspapers)
    When On Shop Floor.

  • yes those presses could be loud. I was in printing too and worked for a newspaper for a couple years. The changes make yur head spin.

    – evon ski

  • Kensoi
    Kensoiabout 4 years ago

    Hi. Yeh It Was LIke A Triple Whammy Here. We Had A Recession Here. Then
    Wapping This Got REALLY Nasty.
    Plus The Intro Of New Technology. Along With A Lot Of Other Things.

  • Shirley McMahon
    Shirley McMahonabout 4 years ago

    I love this idea so much. Can’t wait to try it. You’ve shown it so well here too.
    This would be a wonderful idea to for those corporate types before they have meetings..have a round robin purge…why not ay?

  • Thanks for adding to the brainstorm. :)

    – evon ski

  • Michael Creese
    Michael Creesealmost 4 years ago

    I will have to try this! I think I need to.

  • It’s always interesting to me what comes out of some unguarded part of my mind. Whatever works to get unstuck. :) Thanks for checking this out!

    – evon ski

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