For years I’ve been making an attempt to create an computerized program to generate concepts for writing. As knowledgeable programmer, I had an thought how one can generate code in my most popular programming language. I puzzled if in some way I might flip that digital code creator right into a digital phrase generator. I needed to create a thoughts program that might simply generate concepts. I searched the web for concepts, then explored a number of instructed strategies. Thoughts Mapping was one of many first. The thoughts mapping thought left me dissatisfied. There have been too many guidelines. Someway my thoughts flowed otherwise.
It did not begin from a central level and circulation out from factors round a circle. And the ‘one phrase, one line’ rule appeared to go away me clean. My thoughts flows randomly. I like to put in writing freehand, dropping phrases down as they fall from my head onto the web page. They circulation to the web page as quick because the ink from my ballpoint pen permits. They circulation to the web page as sentences and full concepts, not simply single phrases. And the concepts are random and circulation naturally down a web page. I gave this technique the title ‘random path mapping’. In my seek for self-development I studied the strategies of hypnosis. I turned fascinated with guided meditation scripts.
Sometimes, these scripts let you know a narrative that takes you alongside a path or suggests that you simply think about a favourite spot the place you possibly can calm down. Hypnosis requires that you simply focus utterly on an thought. My inventive juices simply didn’t circulation whereas concentrating on a single level. Throughout this search, I seen that each time I used to be doing a little exercise that didn’t absolutely occupy my thoughts, like driving or strolling or exercising , I mused about my programming issues and infrequently discovered nice options. The actions themselves solely required a small share of my fast consideration. After which, I noticed this was my magic thought generator.
Do a bodily exercise that requires little fast mind consideration whereas letting your thoughts wander, or muse about no matter. Considered one of my favourite actions is to take a seat on the kitchen desk overlooking my spouse’s stunning flower backyard. Over time our again yard has turn into extra remoted from the neighbours as bushes planted by them develop taller. This provides me a way of strolling within the forest or being alone to meditate. In brilliant sunshine this can be very liberating. Whereas my eyes see flowers and my ears hear birds, my thoughts drifts from thought to thought. It’s these random ideas, these inventive gems that I instantly write down. The generator will not be a tool like a program. You place your self in a scenario that relaxes your physique whereas stimulating your inventive thoughts. Controlling your thoughts could merely imply that you simply let it drift aimlessly whereas focusing your bodily senses on one thing else. My mistake previously has been to concentrate on producing concepts. Now, I do know that simply dwelling day-to-day, simply doing my common actions, actions that I get pleasure from, is my finest, my magic thought generator.