Look, imagine, and remember

“In order to think we must speculate with images.” — Aristotle It’s impossible to remember anything without seeing the image in our head first. With a little effort, we can activate our brains to become conscious recorders. But the banality of everyday life tends to dull the senses. Blind to routines which automate thinking, we […]

Taming the restless mind

Our mind manufactures time. It fills the present moment with things to do so we don’t have to listen to each tick-tock.   Yet the ‘tension’ that arises from the time we shut our eyes until we fall sleep reminds us that we’re still alive.   Dreaming sustains the active mind and pauses time. The […]