Daily ritual is an obsession of mine. I work from home, and when I come across others who do the same, with success, I want to know exactly how they do it: how their daily flow, from food, to sleep, to the time they awake, sparks creativity in their day.
So, for episode 11, I ask three of my favourite ‘work from home’ creatives to share their daily rituals with me.
1. Mason Currey, the author of Daily Rituals, shares his secret clothing item that helps his focus.
2. Claire Cameron, also a writer, guns it through the dark, early in morning, then breaks the flow with something her husband makes for her…
3. Andrea Dorfman, animator and filmmaker, sneaks a little skinny dip in before her day begins. I once asked her what she thinks is the difference between routine and ritual. She replied - routine + spirituality = ritual.
But what do the academics have to say about ritual? Dr. Martha MacDonald s a folklorist who works as the acting d