Creativity

Lonely City by Olivia Laing

“Lonely City” Review and Implications of The Loneliness Epidemic

Recently I read Lonely City by Olivia Laing. Some readers will already be familiar with Maria Popova’s review of the book. Not quite memoir, art history or biography, it’s a hybrid of all three. I was moved by Olivia’s search for meaning within loneliness. Moving to New York City for a relationship and having it …

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Michael Stipe in R.E.M.'s "The Great Beyond"

Epic Quotes On Creativity And Meaning From Jim Carrey

“I’M BREAKING THROUGH I’M BENDING SPOONS I’M KEEPING FLOWERS IN FULL BLOOM I’M LOOKING FOR ANSWERS FROM THE GREAT BEYOND REM’s “The Great Beyond” Three years ago I watched a documentary called Jim and Andy for the first time. My jaw dropped several times. It inspired a lot of thoughts about identity and change. I …

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Sarah Lynn typing

How To Write Your Way To Freedom, Even If You’re Not A Writer

There’s a book called Writing to Awaken. Sounds a little woooooooo right? What are we awakening from? Hungover much? But there is a genius in this book that you wont find many other places. This is what i mean: these cleverly wordsmithed questions take you into what Carl Jung called the shadow or unknown dark …

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