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[ 3 min read ] Diary of an artist, Monday, December 17, 2018 # 762 (countdown) - Woke up 3:00 am. I like to think of my life as of a piece of art. Who can stop me? Nobody! Is it weird? To some people? Definitely! They don’t look at... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at My Game
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[ 3 min read ] Diary of an artist, Sunday, December 16, 2018 # 763 (countdown) - Woke up 3:50 am. What I also discovered recently is that I can enjoy cleaning up the mess in my cellar. Over the last several weeks (5 maybe) I’ve spent at least 10... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at My Game
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[ 4 min read ] Diary of an artist, Saturday, December 15, 2018 # 764 (countdown) - Woke up 3:10 am. Made a discovery recently. A new way to work out. I read each day for at least an hour. I sit in my study, in my armchair, in the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at My Game
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[ 11 min read ] Diary of an artist, Monday, December 10, 2018 # 765 (countdown) - Woke up 4:00 am. Yesterday someone asked this question on Quora: Assuming your job only pays 95 percent of your bills but another job is not an option for the next six months... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2018 at My Game
[ 2 min read ] The day before yesterday my son asked me and my wife if we’re proud of him. He volunteered that he’ll read a text in English (not his mother tongue) in front of his class. I immediately told him that no, I’m not proud of him.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2018 at My Game
[ 3 min read ] What kinds of jobs are available to you if you are considering a career change in your 50s, and you spent most of your life doing only one thing? Any kind of job. As long as you are not delusional and want to become a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2018 at My Game
[ 1 min read ] What if your early 20s is not the most important time in your life? What if there is no most important time in your life? What if it is not true that should you screw up as a young adult your whole life will suck... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2018 at My Game
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[ 5 min read ] Diary of an artist, Wednesday, December 5, 2018 # 766 (countdown) - Woke up 3:30 am. The day before yesterday I bought a used Hugo Boss shirt in perfect condition for $20. 10 years ago, when I was a lawyer, I would go to a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at My Game
[ 2 min read ] Should you get a job related to what you like / are interested in, or a job where you will be able to help others? Should you get a job related to what you like / are interested in, or a job where you will... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at My Game
[ 2 min read ] Of course your life has been ruined. You know it. You believe it. You feel it. Your perception is that it has been ruined. How is it not ruined? Like most of us, you too had your hopes, dreams and high expectations, didn’t you? How... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2018 at My Game
[ 1 min read ] The assumption that otherwise it would be perfect. That were it not for this one unfortunate choice, decision, move, behavior, or event you’d be now enjoying life. Only enjoying it! How do you know such things? How can you be sure that everything would just... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at My Game
[ 4 min read ] I think the key to coping after your life has just been ruined is realizing that, as a matter of fact, your life has not been ruined. What I mean by that? Shit (the unpleasant and unwanted events) is part of our lives. We don’t... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at My Game
[ 1 min read ] Retirement is regarded as the best time of life by those who’d been brainwashed into believing that work is this shitty part of your life and you can’t do anything about it (no matter what you do it will always be this shitty part of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2018 at My Game
[ 4 min read ] What if you’ve achieved your life goal early (say in your late 30's)? Will you still have something to live for? I think believing one needs a life goal (something tangible, completion of which will mean you’ve arrived — achieved what you were born / meant to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2018 at My Game
[ 1 min read ] To me success means: Avoiding being brainwashed by the majority Avoiding mindlessly following the flock Avoiding mindlessly mimicking others Avoiding mindlessly repeating dumb clichés about life, career, love, relationships, education, parenting, etc. Avoiding being intimidated into compliance by my family Avoiding being discouraged by what... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2018 at My Game
[ 1 min read ] If someone retired at a predetermined age, because that’s something people living in this country do, because that’s their right, I don’t want any career advice from that person. If someone believes that I’m doing certain things wrong, simply because it is against some rule... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2018 at My Game
[ 3 min read ] Parents who regret having children make the same dumb mistake which most people in the world make. They believe that in this alternative reality (without their child/ children) their lives would have been better. That their lives could have been only better. Never worse! They... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2018 at My Game
[ 4 min read ] I don’t have a problem fitting in. I know the majority of people have a different life philosophy, they approach life, career building, family differently, and they assume that the majority must be right. That so many people can’t be wrong. People have been doing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2018 at My Game
[ 2 min read ] Realize that there may be no future. Future is not guaranteed. Even if you’re young and healthy, tomorrow you can be dead. Impossible? Not at all. Unthinkable? Yes. Come tomorrow and you’re still alive? That doesn’t mean you’ll be alive the day after tomorrow. You... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2018 at My Game
[ 3 min read ] I think most people hate the idea that all regrets are pointless. People don’t want regrets to be pointless. They want to be able to pin down the mistake or the flaw, or the deciding factor. This damn thing which screwed someone’s entire life or... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2018 at My Game
[ 2 min read ] You need to travel. You need to exercise each day. You need to spend time with your family. You need to relax on weekends. You need a woman. You need a man. You need to work less. You need to work more. You need to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at My Game
[ 1 min read ] Remind yourself that other people don’t need to understand your life choices, that nobody mastered life (nor can he or she teach you the right way to live it), and that you want only the best for yourself (that you don’t want to screw up... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2018 at My Game
[ 1 min read ] Who said that your parents must be convinced? Maybe they don’t need to be convinced? Maybe the idea that first you need to convince them is a mistake? Maybe it’s the greatest mistake young adults make? I think it is their greatest mistake. Your parents... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2018 at My Game
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[ 4 min read ] Diary of an artist, Thursday, November 15, 2018 # 767 (countdown) - Woke up 3:10 am. This girl I met, the 21 year old, she told me that at 21 she has time. That’s what most people believe. However, most people don’t drop out of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2018 at My Game
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[ 4 min read ] Diary of an artist, Tuesday, November 8, 2018 # 769 (countdown) - Woke up 4:10 am. Met a girl 20 years younger than I am. We met yesterday on a movie set. She dropped out of college because she didn’t like it. She didn’t like... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2018 at My Game