A documentary on living happily recently aired on PBS. A lot of the clips from the show (called This Emotional Life) are available on YouTube (here). Here’s an interesting one on intimacy: This particular insight (from Elizabeth Gilbert) was interesting to me partly because I’m reading her book Eat, Pray, Love at the moment. The [...]
Llloyd Jones (who tragically/hilariously failed to graduate university because of library fines) once said that ‘’the men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed.’’ We’ve all heard a lot of quotes like this growing up (though rarely from people who failed to graduate [...]
Finding a way to be artistic can add tremendously to your quality of life. For most of us, much of our active time every day is dominated by task-completion-activities, things that aren’t particularly meaningful or important to us, but just have to get done. Creative practice is about making a time for meaning. Here are some benefits of a creative practice:
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