“The map is not the territory”

The human head consists of a left brain and a right brain, each with distinct cognitive functions. The left hemisphere is known for processing logic and doing verbal and mathematical analysis while the right half excels in creativity and imagination, the visual stuff. But the left brain holds responsibility for how we react since it’s […]

Thin Slices of Anxiety

The troubled mind can turn doubters into doers. Anxiety is a tool for action, prompting us to do something about our nagging worries. The longer we wait to tackle anxiety, the more uneasy we get. Anxiety creates a fear that doesn’t exist. Yet we can be assured that there will always be some sort of change. Read […]

7 articles to read this weekend

Every Saturday I like to share 7 articles on art, creativity, productivity, and tech. Below are my recommendations from this week’s reading. 1. So what? Follow My Logic? A Connective Word Takes the Lead “So” may be the new “well,” “um,” “oh” and “like.” No longer content to lurk in the middle of sentences, it […]

What Does Anxiety Mean?

Sartre thought that we feel anxiety when we appreciate the responsibility we bear whenever we act—when we realize that, ultimately, there is nothing out there, including the ethical systems we are born into, that backs up our choices, and nothing that guarantees that they will be the right ones. Dogs and cats, presumably, do not […]

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