This podcast was going to be about balance, but at the last moment I changed it, as I had another Lucid Dreaming experience I wanted to talk about, involving one of my custom characters lilSOPHIE. I really do think Lucid Dreaming and Art could be a powerful combination :)
I talk about some of the fun things I’d like to try out in dream world, like having lilSOPHIE pose away, so I can than wake up and bring her to life in a drawing. It sounds fun, but I have a feeling she’s going to make me work for it first lol
This weeks Inspirational Quote, goes to unknown
“IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS,
THAT MAKE LIFE BIG.”
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LINKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW
• Perfectly Me Book – An Exploration of Body Love and Acceptance, with Margaret McKerihan and Julie Brooker.
• Episode 2 of the So Free Art Podcast – Where I first talked about Lucid Dreaming.
• LucidAdvice.com – Lucid Dreaming expert Robert Waggoner’s website, who I quoted as saying “Go towards the energy, because that’s where you’re going to learn the most.”
• My YouTube – Updating it soon :)
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“I LOOKED DOWN, AND SAW lilSOPHIE’S lil HANDS IN MY HANDS.“
– Sophie Lawson
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Boo :) Time for another episode … this one was recorded down the park, and it’s storytime :) I share a short story I wrote the other night in bed, and a theory I’ve been thinking about to do with consciousness, death and how we could all be blobs of paint on a canvas :)
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“Podcasts are Music for the Mind.”