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Do Tell: Where do you do your Best Thinking?




Do you have a specific place where you do your best thinking? I go to work everyday, but I always come up with great ideas to write about when I am in the shower -- weird, I know! For some reason, my mind is clear and things just come to me. Not sure why, but it is my secret place to brainstorm about everything from what I am going to wear to that cocktail party this weekend or what I should get my mom for her 60th birthday. So ladies, do tell, where do you do your best thinking?

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LaLaLola LaLaLola 8 years
I'll have to go with the shower and the in bed, something about being totally alone makes for amazing ideas.
kendallina kendallina 8 years
I come up with my best ideas on my commute to/from work.
Jeannie_CK Jeannie_CK 8 years
In my bed. Switch off all the lights and just think.
rubialala rubialala 8 years
Mine is right before I fall asleep, but then I always FORGET!!! The shower is second.
pinupsweetheart pinupsweetheart 8 years
I agree, it is in the bathroom for me. Typically in the shower
grys grys 8 years
i usually day dream a lot(i just zone out), but i don´t have a specific place.
Cycy Cycy 8 years
I do my best thinking travelling. Both the process of transporting myself from one place to another and a nice holiday destination activate my best thinking. Coz of the gentle rocking motion when moving, and nice relaxing scenery when i get to my holiday destination.
calibabi calibabi 8 years
i do my best thinking in my car listening to music. especially in the morning when i'm too tired to actually sing along with my CD's and i just listen. :)
PrissyLilBadAss PrissyLilBadAss 8 years
My best, most relaxing and innovative thinking comes whilst laying upside down on my couch... until my dog comes over and nibbles on my nose.
JBlondie JBlondie 8 years
When I'm on a nice long run or walk, or right before I go to bed.
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 8 years
I thought I was the weird one because I definitely do my best thinking in the shower!!! When I was stressed about my work as an undergraduate, I used to figure it out in the shower and now as a grad student, I've come up with loads of solutions to my dissertation and exams in the shower!
jhuck jhuck 8 years
In bed before I go to sleep, and when I have a nice long bath
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 8 years
If I need to figure something out, I just head out my door for a nice, long walk. I love tuning the world out and really focusing on the issue at hand. Sadly, I usually do this when I have a computer programming issue that needs resolving lol, but it's good for other thinking too.
cravinsugar cravinsugar 8 years
I am with penguins, for me it is rightbefore i go to sleep, and somtimes while i am dreaming...i tend to dream about my problems and then one night i will dream a solution. also, daydreaming. It is when my mind is wandering on not one specific thing that suddenly the light bulb will click on. in the shower i am always thinking of how much i dont' want to go to work haha. lately (and i thin kthis is related to my leaving on vacay tomorrow) I will have a great thought while staring mindlessly into the computer screen, but once i snap out of it, i lose the thought until i try real hard to remember, which sometimes i don't...
penguins268 penguins268 8 years
I would have to say right before I fall asleep and in the car. Not necessarily when I'm driving either.
nicachica nicachica 8 years
sorry, PEACE of mind
nicachica nicachica 8 years
wow, i only read your headline and my first thought was the shower! my second favorite place to think is the toliet. ;) what is it about bathrooms that give you piece of mind? maybe cuz no one can disturb you in there (or you at least get a few minutes of private time!)
ALSW ALSW 8 years
I'm with ya - the shower! I always seem to relax better in there and the best ideas come from the time I spend in the shower.
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