I’ve been reading a few self-improvement books to see what they’re all about. I figure if successful people and peak performers read them, there must be a reason. I try to be open-minded about things I’m not really sure of. That’s how we learn, right?
I started taking a drawing class recently. I used to love to draw when I was little and dreamed of becoming an artist or a writer when I grew up. I ended up becoming a marketing professional and advertiser and although I love what I do, I’ve been reading quite a lot about the importance of doing what you love every once in a while. We can’t spend our entire lives only producing outcomes for others; we must do it first and foremost for ourselves. Otherwise, what would be the point of life, right?
Something I drew recently:
I just stumbled upon this amazing album by Ray Charles: The Genius of Ray Charles. It is absolutely amazing. It’s the sort of music that makes you think “where the hell has this been my whole life?” I especially love the song Alexander’s Ragtime Band. LISTEN TO IT!