As men, we inherently have aspirations, desires, goals, and aims, and so, we tend to easily and regularly be hard on ourselves; giving ourselves shit…
Tag: self inquiry
As you may be aware, I am a recording artist, and have been writing, composing and producing my own original music since I was about 16. Today, I’m… older. I have a pile of unfinished projects, albums and scratch ideas. I have notes for some cool music videos. There is plenty of evidence on several hard drives that ideas and inspirations were never in short supply, but the ridiculous amount of time that began to fill in between releasing products and creations into the world has grown significantly.
As we get older, we are often reminded of our mortality, our fragility, and the inevitable end of this journey.
As relationships, friends, family members, and memories fade and fall away, we quietly posit and define chapter headings to our story. Every milestone initiates a recapitulation, as we inevitably, and perhaps unexpectedly, check in with ourselves. Are we living our real and true mission? Is this all there is to life? How much time do we have left?
What if everything they’ve ever told you is a lie? What if nothing about this world is as described? What if your entire frame of reference is fantasy and fiction? What if everything you’ve learned about human history is entirely false?
The slower you go, the faster you get where you are going… — Phoenix Aurelius I remember being a little kid, and having wonders and…