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The wisdom within

It was a composer’s worst nightmare. Out of nowhere, he began to hear ringing and buzzing in his ears. Over the next few years, his hearing steadily declined. To hear his own music, he would pound on the piano keys with such force that he would often wreck them. His …

My dream last night

I woke up in the middle of the night, utterly confused. I had been dreaming—of an equation. I was in a classroom, and on the blackboard, there was a simple equation written in chalk: 0.8 * 0.2 = 0.16. To be clear: I rarely ever dream about math. When I …

A life lived carefully

You never face failure Walk off the beaten path Leap into the unknown Change your routines Eat forbidden fruits Sing really loudly Dance really badly Go outside in the rain Show your imperfections Cry big tears Confess your love Get your heart broken You paint all your walls white Look …

The death of you

To become a butterfly, the caterpillar must accept its own death. The process begins when an impulse deep within the caterpillar signals that it’s time for a radical change. When that signal arrives, the caterpillar hangs itself upside down from a twig or a leaf and forms a chrysalis. Inside …

Development Alchemy + Aim