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Creativity

7 Lessons Learned from My Journey into Photography

As a writer, I see the world in words. The architect sees things differently than I do, as well as the designer, construction worker, and florist. My craft influences how I see my surroundings and the ways I interact with it, and recently, photography has opened the frames of my worldview and creativity. I started playing with photography when I moved to Brooklyn in the fall of 2016. Street photography was a way to explore my neighborhood and familiarize myself… Read Essay

Psychology

Real Talk

Real talk is when we drop the armor, cut the bullshit, and speak wholeheartedly. Real talk is when we say things that aren’t being said out loud. No wasting time, no beating around the… Read Essay

Philosophy

People Are Our Proper Occupation

“In a sense, people are our proper occupation,” said the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius in Meditations. “Our job is to do them good and put up with them.” And yet, it is stressful to keep this in… Read Essay