or how to reach an overwhelming goal.
1. Put your valuables into a watertight bag.
2. Throw the bag into the current.
I hate jumping into cold water. Yet, once I drift down the river Aare in Bern, I feel it’s the most thrilling and rewarding experience. There’re many analogies to the “Aare-bag-method” in life. Decomposing a problem into manageable steps makes it less overwhelming.
“An enemy is one of the most important teachers. Without an enemy you cannot practice tolerance, and without tolerance you cannot build a sound basis of compassion.”
Indian scholar Shantideva in How to Practice, The Way to a Meaningful Life by the Dalai Lama
Shine a light in celebration of Amnesty International’s 50th anniversary, here.
Ever grateful to Loyalkaspar.
Sperm travelling to egg. Fotografiska Museum Stockholm.
Foto by Lennart Nilsson.
Bookstore at Fotografiska Museum Stockholm.
Licking out the last bit of ice cream.
The Holstee Manifesto.
When I count my blessings I always count you twice, my loved ones.