Freewriting Exercise: Vividly Describe Your Environment

This exercise gets you to write from direct observation, presencing your immediate surroundings. The result of delving into this kind of writing is that it gets you to deeply and vividly spread your awareness into the space around you. It’s an awesome workout for your descriptive ability and can also feel like pure indulgence for… Continue reading Freewriting Exercise: Vividly Describe Your Environment

Freewriting Exercise: Get Sensual With Sound

For this exercise, the main constraint is the auditory element. Freewrite for ten or twenty minutes (at least), focused only on the sense of sound. As you write, really get into the feeling of the sound. You might listen to music and write the way a song feels. You might say nothing about the music,… Continue reading Freewriting Exercise: Get Sensual With Sound

Freewriting Exercise: Finding Clarity About A Complicated Project

When you are faced with a complicated task, it can feel all the more daunting because of how multi-faceted it is. Every time your mind turns toward this project, you can’t make sense of it. Your thinking around it feels tangled in the layers of project management that seem to be required to get everything… Continue reading Freewriting Exercise: Finding Clarity About A Complicated Project

Freewriting Exercise for Uncovering Hidden Emotions

What are you feeling right now? Maybe you are interested. Maybe you’re bored. Maybe you’re not really feeling anything. I used to think that I was just feeling one thing. I used to believe that I was a pretty rational guy. I didn’t think I had emotional problems. But I do. And so do you.… Continue reading Freewriting Exercise for Uncovering Hidden Emotions

Freewriting Exercise- Find Your Life Goals

One of the most powerful freewriting exercises I know of is also the most straightforward. The exercise is for finding your life goals and developing a plan for achieving them. Why use freewriting? Freewriting is a way of writing that gets around the common blocks and mental barriers. Because you are writing without stopping, you… Continue reading Freewriting Exercise- Find Your Life Goals