This is Part Six in the Creative Living Series. Read Part Five here.
In this post, you are going to generate a long list of wants, is needs, desires, cravings. Everything you could possibly want, at this moment in time, you fabulous, lusty, greedy-for-life creativist, you!
Feeling anxious? Don’t think, just do.
Don’t be tame here, go wild. List what you’ve always wanted, what you most yearn for right now, what you would demand if you were an all-powerful emporer and the universe was your willing and adoring subject.
Aim to write down everything: what you wish you didn’t want, what you think you shouldn’t want, what’s so small it’s hardly worth wanting…
Write them all into your list, knowing you will be taking loads of them back out again later on, if it’s not all that important to you. For now, the job is to get the longest possible list.
Print off additional copies of the wish list as you need to. Print loads of them. Be gorgeously greedy. For once in your life, let rip. Want, want, want.
When you’re depleted, when there’s not one other single thing you could add to this list, put it under your pillow and (literally) sleep on it.
When you waken in the morning, first thing, add to it. This time, though, write as if the list were being channelled through you.
As if it’s not you who wants all these wild, wonderful and unexpected things… you’re just taking dictation.
In the next session, you’ll begin the process of whittling down your lists. But first, let’s have the truth of everything you could possibly want, in all its many splendored glory.
It’s only on paper, for a few minutes.
Getting as long a list as possible is the idea. What are you waiting for? Set yourself 90 minutes somewhere, and go list.
Next time: Creative Choice and Selection