Inspiring archive for 2016-01-15

Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Understanding the Mind

(4 years ago)
By Leo Babauta The most important habit I’ve formed in the last 10 years of forming habits is meditation. Hands down, bar none. Meditation has helped me to form all my other habits, it’s helped me to become more peaceful, more focused, less worried about discomfort, more appreciative and attentive to everything in my life. […]

Incredibly Intricate Woven Photographs by Artist Lala Abaddon

(4 years ago)
NYC-based Lala Abaddon has a unique process that involves printing off large format photographs, cutting them into hundreds of strips, and weaving them together by hand. The resulting patterns are mesmerizing, and possess an almost pixelated or digital quality to them. Check out … Continue reading →

Artist Spotlight: Stéfan Nandancée

(4 years ago)
Great sense of melancholy and humour in these paintings by Belgian artist Stéfan Nandancée. More images below.

Artist Spotlight: Luke Painter

(4 years ago)
Wonderful drawings by Toronto-based artist Luke Painter, heavily influenced by his interest in historical trends in interior design and architecture. (Big thanks to Charles Bierk for the recommendation). Check out more of Painter’s work below!

Director Alejandro G. Inarritu Breaks Down a Sequence from The Revenant

(4 years ago)
One of my favourite video channels is the New York Times series Anatomy of a Scene, in which directors narrate a sequence of their film. In this episode director Alejandro G. Inarritu discusses making the viewers feel trapped. Watch it over … Continue reading →

Madness as disguise

(4 years ago)
The warrior of light does not worry that, to others, his behaviour might seem quite mad. He talks out loud to himself when he is alone. Someone told him that this is the best way of communicating with the angels, and so he takes a chance and tries to make contact. At first, he finds […]