I knew there would eventually be a post in which this gif would be sadly relevant.
I hate The Secret and its ilk. There are a whole load of reasons for this, and normally I try to be at least a little bit nice about things, but actually I think that there’s a specific type of happy-clappy hippyshit that’s really quite harmful.
As part of the ongoing series of posts in which I work through the How To Think Like Leonardo da Vinci book (which I’ve decided to call ‘Renaissance Reflections‘, because alliteration), I’m working through nine questions which the author recommends we all think about.
As you may know, I’m currently going through the How To Think Like Leonardo da Vinci book as an exercise in Renaissance-style thought and general self-improvement.
This week’s question for contemplation was about when you are most naturally yourself.
Last week I wrote about How To Think Like Leonardo da Vinci, a book I discovered which talks the reader through various exercises towards self-improvement.
I wasn’t planning to chart my progress on the blog, and I might not do after today (unless anyone desperately wants me to), but my mother’s staying and it’s really hard to write a blog post from scratch when there are humans in your house.