It’s that time of year again. Conkers are falling from the horse-chestnut trees. They lie gleaming on the ground like precious stones. This is always a special season for me, kind of bittersweet. Here’s why.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
You may feel the impulse to leave a comment after reading or listening to a post on this website, but as of now you don’t have that option. In this post, I explain why I chose to disable the comments functionality.
When it comes to wise things people have said about self-development, this quote by Henry Miller is one of my favourites: “All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without the benefit of experience.” Leaping in the dark. Great. What could go wrong with that?
In my first podcast, I talk about what self-development means for me, and how I got started on the journey of deliberately improving myself.
The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.
Before I begin the blog proper, I want to do a little preparation. One of the things I’ve learned through experience is that the projects I started with abundant enthusiasm and not much forethought did not turn out so well. To quote Benjamin Franklin: If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.
Hello and welcome to Artist of Life. This is my first post.
More accurately, it’s my first post on the new edition of this site, which we could call ‘Artist of Life 2.0‘. I published another blog with the same title from 2008 until 2012, which was a meaningful experience for me, and laid the foundations for what I intend to create with this site.