‘Never quit something with great long-term potential’

Never quit something with great long-term potential just because you can’t deal with the stress of the moment. Seth Godin, The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)  Advertisements Shop Related 📚🎧📱

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Between convention and originality, Vivian Maier’s color work

Amid convention and rebellion, the artist vacillates from Jeckyl to Hyde. The artist uses cash to pay for the sex — the stuff they wish they were doing for a living. Vivian Maier was a babysitter who in her off-hours roamed the streets of Chicago with her 35mm color camera capturing beautiful everyday moments. Maier didn’t […]

Why you should build your own blog

The best thing about blogs is that they offer alternative thoughts. Unlike traditional publishers, a blogger is typically an individual who presents a unique, honest, and fresh opinionated perspective unmoored from the rules and requirements of journalistic prose. Blog posts are typically shorter, lighter, and more digestible. They can get to the point in just […]

Creativity is a passport to freedom

The pen, a camera, a blog—all our passports to freedom. They are tools for noticing, interpretation, and creative expression. They digest the world only to spit it back out, after a few edits. In many ways, these items are also tools for self-preservation. The notepad may not make Maslow’s hierarchy of essential needs such as […]