Don’t measure—just live

The mindset with which we approach work should deliberately be different from the mindset with which we approach the rest of our lives. Inviting work into pleasure is a dangerous mistake.

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Of the terror of TikTok

The ancient and storied tradition of wondering if The New Thing is the herald of the end of society as we know it. It probably is not, but it might be???

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Where has criticism gone?

I give this essay three point five stars on the signature cool.biz rating scale. It gets a B+ for raytracing mega-graphics and a hot tomato for its pathos.

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Nothing matters

Work. Family. Religion. Aesthetics. Nothing matters. Rather than bleak, this truth sets us free to find out what matters to us.

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Don’t worry, you’ll die

Content warning: the following discusses death, dying and grief. While this essay argues these are things we should discuss and think about more freely, I recognise they are nonetheless sensitive topics.

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Skin Care is self care

Open the tub. Scoop out a bit of cream. Gently massage it into your face. Breath in. The day can now begin.

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