Thursday, August 28, 2014

Pattern Interruption

The season is changing and so am I.  I woke up this morning with the idea of pattern interrupt on my mind.  It's a term I heard used last spring in a writing class I participated in and it has been stuck in my brain ever since.
What is it?
Simply put, a pattern interrupt is changing the flow, like when a tree falls into a river.  Water is forced to flow another direction. 
Think about it.
Could your life use a little pattern interruption?
Today I think I'll put my earrings on first and see what matches. Maybe I'll have breakfast for lunch, take a different route to work, call instead of text.
What kinds of things do you do to change it up?  Tell me!
love, susan


  1. As I just returned from a nearly month long trip from Ohio to Oregon with Mom - I'm changing it up by reestablishing my "normal."

  2. decide I need to change and do it. Book a plane ticket on spur of the moment. Pack a bag and just go. This just frees the mind of a lot of stress. I had watermelon for breakfast. Think that counts.


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