Release the chatter

So many times we fall into inertia and get stuck. And we punish ourselves even more by that constant stream of chatter. You know that self-talk that goes round and round and gets in the way of being creative. Get’s in the way of being present, happy, successful, alive. All of it. We get in our own way and trip.

Sometimes we don’t even realize we get in our own way. Someone else did something, said something, made something. And we internalize it all  – so they IS us. And it goes round and round and round in our heads and blocks our hearts. What happens next? Inertia.

So I wrote this meditation to release the chatter. It is a favorite amongst the artists I teach it to. 

I want to offer it up to all who need it  –  helps me too. If you like it share it, open source meditations are the future. 

Rhonda Schaller _ 04 Release the Chatter meditation.mp3

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About Rhonda Schaller

I am an artist, gallerist (on sabbatical), writer, creative mentor and educator. I am the Director, Center of Career & Professional Development and Visiting Associate Professor at Pratt Institute. I am the author of Called or Not, Spirits are Present, Blue Pearl Press 2009, and Create Your Art Career, Allworth Press 2013. I sat on the board of Directors and Faculty of the New York Feminist Art Institute. I am the co-founder of the Ceres Gallery, NYC; founder of Schaller Jaquish Art Projects, NY, NJ; Director, Create Meditate and co-publisher of Blue Pearl Press along with my husband environmental studies professor and Vedic scholar Dave Jaquish. My artwork is in the permanent collections of the C.EVERETT KOOP INSTITUTE at Dartmouth University The Art of Healing Gallery; LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, Washington D.C. - EXIT ART, Reactions collection; MEMORIAL ART GALLERY UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER; MUSEUM OF MODERN ART- Franklin Furnace Artist Book Collection, Mail Art collection, and the Alan B. Slifka Foundation.
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2 Responses to Release the chatter

  1. Andrea Kahn says:

    What a lovely gift! Thank you. Andrea

  2. You are so welcome. Time to share the meditations. I’ll post a new one next month. Let me know how it works for you.

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