Day 48. Ascending to Imbolc. Tuning into the textures of your day
I used to find this time of year so bleak. But I’m learning how to move through winter in a new way.
The magic of this time of year is different to the other seasons. Subtler. And it’s when I slow down that I can feel it.
I’ve found a delicious way of tuning in to the enchantment that has become my favourite kind of self care.
Texture is something we can appreciate with all of our senses, but it’s something I find easy to overlook or forget about.
Here’s an invitation for you to try it too!
- Take a little time in your day to consciously notice the textures around you
- What senses can you engage in the moment to explore or capture the different textures around you?
- What words spring to mind to describe them…? We don’t always have as many words as we need for alllll the different frequencies that texture can show up in, you may need fo get imaginative!
- Here’s a bit of a word bank for you to play with
crunchy soft velvety lumpy scratchy chewy crystalline smooth flat fuzzy furry silky matte shiny bumpy claggy coarse sticky slimy fine prickly fibrous bitty feathery sharp woolly ridged crinkled wiry spongy spiky papery light frothy solid chunky delicate rough sharp