How to find silence in a world so full of noise
‘Mum one of my favourite times in the school day is when I go to the toilets as it’s always so peaceful and quiet’
He had long corridors to navigate, friendships to bounce between, hormone surges and a bag of heavy homework. I shared with him ways he could create some space in his head in class too, instead of rushing to the loo. A year on and he’s transformed and really settled.
Listen to the sound of silence
Why not pause and notice the softness and stillness of the space you are in right now.
Pause, breathe, gradually quieten your mind and body and give your soul some peace and quiet to allow the silence to ‘source’ creative solutions to the frustrations in your life.
But there is so much noise everywhere
Is their enlightenment in silence?
If you have ‘things’ on your mind and questions you’d like answers too, ask them and in the silence let the answers arrive when they are ready to. You may find enlightenment.
Listen to this silent song for 4 minutes the composer claimed it was his favourite piece of work – 4’33’