Self-Reliance


Forget Your New Years Resolutions, Start Developing ‘Year-Long Systems’

Happy New Year! I imagine after a holiday with plentiful supplies of bucks fizz, panettone and Christmas jazz music, you’re truly ready to start the new year off with high spirits! This refreshing feeling is likely to come paired with a powerful surge of motivation, begging you to take a look at the year ahead as …


Why You Must Leave Home: The Kevin Kelly Story

Kevin Kelly dropped out of the University of Rhode Island after only a year of study. Following this, Kelly spent the subsequent 9 years wandering. As an independent photographer, he began his adventures by roaming Japan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Afghanistan and many other remote parts of Asia. Beyond Asia, Kelly’s journey took him on …


Listen To Your Self

When considering the most iconic paintings of human history, the image of Michelangelo’s near-touching hands belonging to Adam and God may beam into your mind. The painting, The Creation of Adam, sits as part of a composition that stretches over 500 square metres of the Sistine Chapel’s ceiling. Despite its highly recognisable nature, it was …


Never Settle Your Curiosity

The limited time that life provides us with: encourages us to use it well. And whilst using time effectively is a powerful strategy for working with what you have; often this focus on productivity and usefulness from an early stage can trap many individuals into thinking they should have answers and should work from these …