Drumroll by Steve McQueen

I love the MOCA Pacific Design Center because of its more intimate setting. Currently Steve McQueen’s video installation Drumroll (1998) is playing and also on display are a few photos from his Barrage (1998) series. I have seen a few of Steve McQueen’s films and met him in 2011. I was curious to see Drumroll (1998). … Continue reading

Goodreads Review Man’s Search for Meaning

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read this book if you have not read it, or re-read it. This was my first time reading the book and it was a very profound book. The timing of book is perfect. Asking myself a lot of questions lately and … Continue reading

Creativity: Music to My Ears

Last year at about this time I took Crash Course on Creativity, I mentioned it in Avoidance of Art. This year the class is Creativity: Music to My Ears also taught by Tina Seelig. A few reasons why I decided to take this class. I love music. I attend quite a few concerts throughout the … Continue reading

Goodreads Review of Get Lucky

Get Lucky: How to Put Planned Serendipity to Work For You and Your Business by Thor Muller My rating: 4 of 5 stars The first part of the book was very good and the last part was so-so. Overall the book is good and the authors provide a good step-by-step guide which includes: Motion Preparation … Continue reading

Goodreads Review of Shaman, Healer, Sage

Shaman, Healer, Sage: How to Heal Yourself and Others with the Energy Medicine of the Americas by Alberto Villoldo My rating: 5 of 5 stars The book was recommended by a friend. After reading the book and taking it all in I came to the conclusion that like acupuncture (years back) only those few will … Continue reading

Goodreads Review The Handbook of Love

The Handbook of Love: A Guide to Unlocking the Secret to Growing an Enriched, Long Lasting Love Life by Bruce L. Thompson, Jr. My rating: 5 of 5 stars Beautifully poetic book. Some lines that stayed with me: from Love is a Revelation “The greatest way to receive love is by giving it.” from Love … Continue reading

Goodreads Review Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook

Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy, Social World by Gary Vaynerchuk My rating: 5 of 5 stars Quick read full of very good advice. Definitely appreciate all the examples provided – good and bad. “It is our job as modern-day storytellers to adjust to the realities of the … Continue reading

Goodreads Review Love 2.0

Love 2.0: How Our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything We Feel, Think, Do, and Become by Barbara Fredrickson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Fredrickson provides a good overview of Love. She is the Director of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at UNC at Chapel Hill, so the book includes quite a bit of scientific … Continue reading