An insightful quote from legendary poet, film-maker, artist, Jean Cocteau has had a number of people we know thinking hard about it and how much it resonates: a tiny therapeutic bomb that catalyzes change.Read More
Opened at Random: Free Play, Improvisation in Life and Art
This morning, we opened Stephen Nachmanovitch’s Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art to this…Read More
Being There for Friends —or Strangers — in Trouble (Muhammad Ali)
After we stumbled on this image of former world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali talking to an obviously distraught, suicidal man, we had to know the story behind it. Was it for real? We found this remarkable 1981 clip of Walter Cronkite reporting the story on CBS News:Read More
What is the Opposite of Lack, Self-Criticism, Wishful Thinking?
Eagle-eyed Maria Robledo sent us this fab art work (sadly unattributed). We wonder who the wise person/artist is who so clearly expressed the sense of LACK we all so often feel, that goes with self-criticism and imagining perfect worlds that don’t exist. We wonder:Read More