Total Views: 1544We are all endlessly challenged by life, with a major obstacle being our frequent lack (or low degree) of agency. This also applies to artists, which is why increasing agency can often feel like a primary objective: to set up a life where your proactivity influences your fates as much and as competently … Continue reading “How can I increase agency to proactively handle life?”
Tag: life as series of challenges
I only started getting into art way late. So much time has been lost. Is my career doomed before it began?
Total Views: 3041With life being subject to time, and time passing in one direction only, life can feel like a one-way street. While this is true for time itself, it’s not true for our range of actions: yes, we are a weird accumulation of our past experiences; but no, we definitely don’t have to stick … Continue reading “I only started getting into art way late. So much time has been lost. Is my career doomed before it began?”
The Artist’s Imagined and Actual Life
Total Views: 1318 Life is an endless series of challenges. We often lack the courage to approach, and the knowledge to solve them. But life isn’t just an accumulation of challenges – it’s also an endless series of experiences. Challenges can become experiences, and help us to proceed better next time. Nevertheless, we need to … Continue reading “The Artist’s Imagined and Actual Life”