I realized this morning on my short drive to the office that communication is actually a big part of how I feel alive.
Back in the day, even at the height of my singer/songwriter music performer career, I would have never called myself a prolific songwriter. And now, I write a LOT, and do a ton of graphic design, but I wouldn’t call myself a prolific writer or designer.
But today, it suddenly became clear to me that I am a rather prolific communicator. In some fashion, I am always producing some form of communication.
The reason for that, at least in part, is probably because when I feel/hear/think/realize something, in a strange sense it doesn’t become REAL for me until I’ve shared it. I may do that through a song, a piece of visual art or graphic design, a website, a book, or this blog, but until I’ve passed it along, I’m not actually sure it happened.
To a large degree, I seem to absorb reality by communicating it.
Strange, I know, but it probably has something to do with my StrengthsFinder Communication Theme… can anybody else relate?