Finding Balance between Ambition and Peace of Mind, External vs Internal Success
“If someone followed your life and took 24 hours of film of everything you do for a day and they edited that into a one-hour documentary… the editor could decide to make you look like the worst villain ever or the greatest hero ever… it depends on which parts of your day he puts into…
What is art for?
In 2001 I spent a weekend in Denmark with 3 friends. We spent Sunday morning in the sunshine visiting the Louisiana modern art museum 40 kms north of Copenhagen. The setting was beautiful, right on the coast with views over the water to Sweden. One of my friends said “this place is beautiful, its a…
Overwhelmed or Overloaded?
I hate the feeling of being overwhelmed. It tends to hit me about 2 or 3 in the morning. I wake and can’t fall back to sleep. I go through the motions of little bits of meditation, of focusing on breathing… but all for nothing. I am not going back to sleep. My inner battle…