Pick up a paint brush or a calligraphy pen and draw or write something. Listen to music. Listen beyond the voices and the lyrics. Listen to each and every instrument in the piece. Listen to a good song. Write a poem. Or a song that no one will ever get to hear. Give your camera another chance and go out one afternoon just to take pictures of everything and nothing. Sew something. Or perhaps knit. Learn how to play a musical instrument, oh yes! Or a foreign language.
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