Cloudy With A Chance of Joy

988669_10152882434160652_1893030052_nWelcome to another Tuesday with TED. This week we’re watching Cloud Appreciation Society founder Gavin Pretor-Pinney who says you don’t need to plan an exotic trip to find creative inspiration. Just look up.

As he shares photos of nature’s finest aerial architecture, Pretor-Pinney calls for us to take a step off the digital treadmill, lie back, and admire the beauty in the sky. He¬†shows how seemingly idle pursuits provide unexpected paths to appreciating overlooked wonders and enhancing our health and¬†creativity.

This is a wonderful talk. Enjoy!

Did you learn something new about clouds? I did. What I liked best was the reminder to slow down. My favorite quote: “Cloud spotting legitimizes doing nothing.”

Do you need to slow down? Do you think slowing down might enhance your creativity?

Until next time,
Cynthia Patton

About Cynthia J. Patton

Writer, Editor, Advocate, Speaker, Special Needs Attorney, and Autism Mom. Also the Founder and Chairperson of Autism A to Z, a nonprofit providing resources and solutions for life on the spectrum.
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