The Anatomy of Fear

Wikipedia describes Hypochondriasis as health anxiety or illness anxiety, a worry about having a serious illness. Some hypochondriacal individuals completely avoid any reminder of illness, including visiting a doctor or medical facility. Additionally, many hypochondriacs experience elevated blood pressure, stress, and anxiety in the presence of doctors or while at a hospital, a condition known […]

The Door Of No Return

When I met you, I saw that you could be kind, supporting me and helping me navigate through a tricky world. But in the end, none of it matters. I choose to forget that I was ever with you and that learning you were gay was like a punch to the lungs, at the time, […]

Do You Need Formal Art Education To Succeed In Art?

Can’t you be naturally gifted and become famous even though you don’t have an art “degree”? Formal art education is very helpful in art. It isn’t exactly necessary, but it is an incredible time saver, because it tells you what your options are and helps you to make intelligent choices regarding those options. Without this, […]

It’s A Dog’s Life For Dog Lovers

“It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people’s minds.” – SAMUEL ADAMS   Regrettably, the tireless minority that fights today in India is one that seeks to restrict – and even take away – many of our freedoms. It is estimated that […]

Love, Compassion And The Individual

I believe that the purpose of life is to be happy. From the moment of birth, every human being wants happiness and does not want suffering. Neither social conditioning nor education nor ideology affect this. From the very core of our being, we simply desire contentment. I don’t know whether the universe, with its countless […]

Should You Put Your Art On The Internet?

I absolutely love Quora – the question & answer site is indeed a place to share knowledge like it proclaims and it truly helps me better understand the world everyday. Anyway, if you are an artist and are on Quora, do follow Michelle Gaugy. She is a an amazing fountain of knowledge in an otherwise tight-lipped, […]