Somewhere between awake and dreaming

    It is that place of dreams
    Of thoughts untold and desires unfold
    Where imagination leads

    Run and dance, leap! Through fields of realization


    By means of deep play, that is, engaging in activity that requires our full attention and does not allow our mind to wonder, we can reach a place where our synapses fire more accurately and our intelligence sharpens. Whether it be music, art, vigorous exercise, or experiencing the fullness of the natural word, tapping into our conscious subconscious is extremely beneficial. It allows our brains to unhinge and find, even for a few moments, single purpose. Thoughts that literally tie us to the ground, creatively speaking, cannot be present while we are completely focused on activities that allow for deep play.

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