The Friday Dose #40

521 Relax and Succeed - The truth of zen

Are you familiar with the amazingness that is Paul Smith? Paul has severe Cerebral Palsy, his technology is an old typewriter, and yet he combines those things together to create art. And more importantly he gets us reconsider our own limitations. How much more capable might you be if you abandoned your limited thoughts about yourself?

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Most of the “problems” in the world are really just issues created by thought. So it makes sense that we don’t really have to fix a broken world, we just have to alter our thinking about that world. A great example of that sort of creative problem solving can be seen in this clever and positive response to an otherwise dangerous traffic problem. It’s remarkable what some creativity can accomplish. I wish they had these where I live:

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And finally we’ll close with a piece of music. It’s been created by a young woman in my home town and it’s here for no other reason than I like it. She goes by the name Lucette, and this is her song Black is the Color. Enjoy:

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Be creative. Dance more. Don’t just soundtrack your life with music—actually listen to it. There’s an amazing world happening in front of you every single day. It’s time you quieted your mind and tapped into the incredible potential that exists within every lifetime. Have an awesome weekend!

peace. s

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The Friday Dose is a collection of cool, interesting and surprising things that are chosen for their potential to distract you away from any painful thought loops that may currently be disrupting your sense of perspective. Focus on these and change your mind. Enjoy.

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