Happy Monday everyone! These posts should eventually turn into Youtube videos. For the time being I’m still going to keep writing even though I don’t know if the audience for it exists. It’s because it’s part of life and you just have to do it. Things that are not fun are the things in life I feel deserve some extra TLC. Such as doing the dishes.
I’m no suzy-homemaker I really don’t know what I’m doing in the realm of cleaning and if that is what you want to hear about, I suggest watching the youtube videos of Clean My Space. Instead, what I am talking about is feeling gratitude while doing the things you don’t want to do. Every monday I am going to be looking at one of these things in a different light and I’m sharing it with you because it is a part of designing a life that you want to live. We are not only designers of art and graphics. We also get to design every part of our life.
This morning I watched Evan Carmichael’s gratitude video of the day. He mentioned Buddhists monks who meditate on suffering. Here I am feeling like the worst thing I have to overcome is my stack of dishes. It made me feel pretty silly. So today I am going to do my dishes while meditating on the fact that if this is the worst part of my day, I am super fortunate.
On a design related note, check out Dawn Dish Soap’s website. SO COOL! Branding experts for sure. If I asked myself, how would I sell soap? I would never have thought of all the ways they have.