Self-Reliance


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 …


Work With What You Have

Picture this: An injured Japanese Samurai warrior finds himself in search of a place of rest in a quiet bamboo forest. He quietly steps over any fallen branches, fearing that the noise would attract unwanted visitors. Despite his careful footing, he trips and catches his fall on a large bamboo trunk and thus makes a …