Exercise 1: Silence Just three minutes a day of silence is a wonderful exercise to reset your ears and to recalibrate, so that you can hear the quite again.
In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, "We are losing our listening."
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Once you've finished typing and moving text around and everything else, you have to leave it alone for a while. You do that to see if it stands up, to see if all the loose edges have been trimmed, if it makes sense, if it's consistent, what shape it really has. You can't tell that while you're working on it.