Reflections: The Literary Mind and The Internet Mind

I always wondered why browsing the internet too long was making my mind feel empty. No matter what I read about or how much of it I read. It always felt like a shallow way to learn. For a memory to be made long term, it needs time and patience, focus. Undistracted attention. By its …

On Writing: Bertrand Russell’s Autobiography (With Quotes)

It’s rare that I’ll find a book that truly captures the writing process and the struggle of trying to express complicated ideas clearly on paper. I have always been a fan of Bertrand Russell’s work since reading The Conquest of Happiness, a book I knew would answer the many questions I had about life and happiness. …

I read over 40 Books in 2017, but I could have read more

I counted down the list of books that I read over the past year. I read 41 books. My reading habits change depending on my lifestyle. In 2014, I read over 70 books. It was easy to find time to read. I was commuting every day, sometimes for over 2 hours a day. At work, …

My Favorite Books of 2017

I read close to 40 books in 2017. I was living in Bogotá. In La Candelaria (downtown), there is a street with what feels like dozens of bookshops and other stands placed outside where people sell books in all kinds of languages. I would frequent this area every other week or so to shop for …

Great Book: Real Artists DON’T Starve

I picked up Jeff Goins’ book after I heard him on the Art of Charm podcast. I knew about Jeff Goins before the interview however, I’ve been a follower of his blog for several years now. Actually, long before I decided to become a writer myself. His material is always great, however his book Real …

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