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Month: May 2007

Art or Craft?

What defines art? Is it something beautiful made by hand? Or is it more than that? I tend to think of art as a form of authentic self-expression. Anything less than that is a craft. Taking oil to canvas and copying a photo is a skill that I don’t have. Much as I admire this skill, this is a craft.…

Ice is not the answer

Say we sprain an ankle. Immediately after the sprain, we may not feel anything – no change. Then within 10 minutes a whole cascade reaction occurs: there is sudden swelling, pain, the range of motion is limited, the ankle cannot take full body weight. The Western approach is to numb the pain and chase away the swelling with ice, then…

Learn to Learn

Sometimes less is more. You know how when you are trying to learn something, you try too hard? The effort and concentration, and above all the fear of messing up, all seem to make the whole activity difficult. But when you have done that thing enough times, it seems so easy… We all have such experiences: remember first learning how…

More play, less distraction

Sounds unusual, but I propose more playfulness! There is nothing I hold more important than awareness of “the problem” whatever the problem might be. I am a huge proponent of practical realism. Taking time to understand what is going on in my own life both in external circumstance and internal mental geography is my ongoing passion and lifelong quest. I…

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