How Does Your Brain Feel?
Do you every feel like your brain is bound up and your thoughts are going in circles? I thought about this metaphor, today while I was transplanting 3 of my Christmas Cactus plants that I have had for 20 years.
Encircling Your Brain?
When I took the plants out of their pots the shape of the roots and soil were the shape of the pot they were in. Their roots were encircling the the dirt and they had hardened into a solid form. That is how my brain feels some day. My ideas are encircling my brain.
Free Your Ideas
To free my ideas and the roots of my plants, I had to pull the roots away from the soil and then trim roots, so I could remove the old soil, and then repot them. That way my ideas and my plants have fresh soil to germinate their roots and spread out, so they can thrive and blossom. This is a perfect metaphor for your brain and cultivating new ideas!
“Pot-bound” Brain Colors
Below are examples of “Pot Bound” Brain Colors:
A Yellow Brainer’s brain and ideas become “Pot-bound” when they do not have the time to prepare and organize their ideas.
A Blue Brainer’s brain and ideas become “Pot-bound” when they do not have opportunities to creatively express their ideas.
A Green Brainer’s brain and ideas become “Pot-bound” when they do not have the time to focus and analyze solutions to a problems.
An Orange Brainer’s brain and ideas become “Pot-bound” when they do not have the freedom to demonstrate their ideas without constraints.
Closing Metaphorical Thought
To keep your brain and ideas from becoming “Pot-bound” remember to trim the roots of your ideas and repot them with fresh soil in which they can thrive and blossom!
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