“Emotions are always showing us how we relate to life and people.
Positive emotions come from integrations and seeing events and people as connected to us.
Negative emotions come from a focus on separation, and how things should be different than they are.
Se all things as connected, trust the process and watch negative transform into positive.
Connection = positive emotion.”
The Adobe Creative Residency is currently taking applications until February 7th. It’s the *coolest* project Adobe has ever put together! I wish I could apply! Maybe you can?
Citizen a reality-based board game in which you take on a ’cause’ and use actual members of Congress to pass your cause/bill through. Can’t wait to get my copy!
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(Fun side story: When I was 20 it was my dream to move to NYC to attend Parsons, but my parents didn’t think it was the right thing to do at the time. So I went to art school in Switzerland. I moved to NYC a few years later and then eventually started teaching at Parsons. I came full circle! I am no longer teaching but have wonderful memories of that time!)
I am fascinated by this step by step guide on how to use Gmail more efficiently. Thank you Andreas Klinger for taking the time to write down your process.
This made me think. I definitely notice quite impressive differences in what some cultures think is a comfortable distance in personal space.
The Frying Pan JIU is made from high quality cast iron and designed to look like a plate. A simple interlocking handle hooks onto the frying pan for cooking and moving, and then unhooks when you sit down to eat. LOVE!
“Make friends with change.”
— Ram Dass
“True action, good and radiant action, my friends, does not spring from activity, from busy bustling, it does not spring from industrious hammering. It grows in the solitude of the mountains, it grows on the summits where silence and danger dwell.”
– Hermann Hesse
An exploration of the basic questions for anyone attempting to do business in a conscious way. Is it possible to do business, make a profit, act in truth and integrity and be of genuine service all at once? In his presentation Ram Dass depthfully sheds light and answers.
“The visions we offer our children shape the future. It matters what those visions are. Often they become self-fulfilling prophecies. Dreams are maps.”
— Carl Sagan
Dimensions.Guide is a (free) reference database of drawings documenting the standard measurements and sizes of everyday objects and spaces.
The School of Life Confession Game asks some deep questions. This one stopped me in my tracks.
“Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.”
— Carl Sagan
“It’s easy to get over a creative block, just remind yourself that you’ll be dead.”
— Oliver Jeffers
“The quieter you become, the more you can hear.”
— Ram Dass