6 Reasons Why You Should Start Being Creative

Does the term “Post-Work Society” mean anything to you?! Basically we are slowly experiencing a Post-Work Society where the old Industrial Age of getting and working a 9-5 job is becoming slowly obsolete. Job security is not what it used to be and the old Industrial Age model of work is being replaced more and more by an Information Age of start- ups and creative … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why You Should Start Being Creative

Want Your Children To Survive The Future? Send Them To Art School

I am presenting you all with one of the most illuminating and forward thinking articles I’ve ever read entitled ‘Want Your Children To Survive The Future? Send Them To Art School’. The author of this article, Dustin Timbrook, talks about a ‘Post-Work’ world (which many economists and futurists are predicting) where most jobs become obsolete due to automation from growing technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, … Continue reading Want Your Children To Survive The Future? Send Them To Art School

Virtual Reality: Further From The Source

A hundred years ago people had much more time than choice (and even only 20 years ago just before the rapid rise of the Internet). Radio was a new thing. TV wasn’t invented yet and video and the Internet were still some time off. What ‘entertainment’ distractions were there? The theatre (yes people used to go to the theatre in droves), books, newspapers, various sport … Continue reading Virtual Reality: Further From The Source

The 5 Best Reasons Why You Should Take More Risks

Some people find life boring, same thing every day, every evening. Others find life overwhelming with so much to do. To balance your life out you need to know why you have to start taking more risks in life so you can open up opportunities and possibilities that you haven’t had before. In this article we’re going to go over the 5 best reasons why … Continue reading The 5 Best Reasons Why You Should Take More Risks

Things to Do If You Are Struggling to Find Your Passion

‘’With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion’’. What Edgar Allan Poe meant here is that he didn’t see writing poetry as a purpose in life in the sense where it was not a work for him, and nobody asked him to do so. Writing just came from him, without any external pressure. A passion is an extreme interest, a powerful feeling … Continue reading Things to Do If You Are Struggling to Find Your Passion

How to Overcome Discouragement and Soar High

“In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing”. Vincent Van Gogh managed to sell only one painting during his lifetime. However, he painted more than a thousand pieces. Who can represent courage and strong will better than Van Gogh? People, society can easily … Continue reading How to Overcome Discouragement and Soar High

Art And Living In The Digital World

This is an essay I wrote towards the end of 2014 about being an artist and living in the context of our digital world. I have made a few changes since then but the general gist of the essay remains the same. Today art can be split into two categories; “Pre-Internet” and “Post-Internet” art. All the important and influential art movements are all of the … Continue reading Art And Living In The Digital World

Things to Do When You Feel Like You Can't Have Another Go

Things to Do When You Feel Like You Can’t Have Another Go

Waking up in the morning and feeling like staying in bed all day instead of going to work. Breaking-up. Again. Knowing that you won’t have vacations in a long time and it’s only the beginning of winter… Some things stop our daily motivation and can even make us feel like we can’t have another go. How to avoid it? 1. Have a break! You can’t … Continue reading Things to Do When You Feel Like You Can’t Have Another Go

How to Fall in Love Again After a Rough Relationship

Falling in love for the first time. Getting married. Having kids. Today, if it happens on the first try, it would be considered as rare, exceptional even crazy! Why? Because people live longer, study and travel more, meet more people, get married later. Also because religion is less strong as  before in the Western Countries. It gives, for most of us, the opportunity to gain … Continue reading How to Fall in Love Again After a Rough Relationship