Looking and Seeing

Looking and seeing – a good way to find the beautiful things around one and great when it feeds back into work.

In Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind Barry Kaufman and Carolyn Gregoire point out that the capacity to deeply observe is not only a key attentional skill it’s also a distinct creative advantage….

… creative observation is a skill that requires a balance of paying attention to the world around us and tuning in to our own inner landscape – a balance of mindfulness; a focused, nonjudgmental awareness of the present moment; and mind wondering.