Imposter syndrome, fore-edge painting, beginner's mind, and more
Seven links to worthwhile thin(g/k)s
Hello dear reader,
Here are seven links to bits of the world I have been exploring this week, shared with the hope that you will find them to be an inspiring springboard for deeper thinking.
Flipping for this hidden art form: fore-edge painting. And if you are not a talented artist, fret not: I’ve doodled on the edges of books, and have demarcated my notebooks with a timeline of months/years. Nowhere near the mastery exhibited in this video, but it’s fun to leave traces of your current mindset in this way, or to mark your relationship with time. I also loved how in the video, the painter discusses how he got into painting edges of books 40 years ago (and stuck with it) by noting, “That looks fun. I could do that.” Ah, the charm of simple enthusiasm…
Cultivating beginner’s mind and noticing ‘thin slices of joy.’
Differentiating between solitude and loneliness.
U.S. Nobel laureates by place of birth.
Until next week.
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