Then Go Wash Your Bowl 🥣

A monk asked Zhaozhou (趙州從諗) to teach him.Zhaozhou asked, “Have you eaten your meal?”The monk replied, “Yes, I have.”“Then go wash your bowl”, said Zhaozhou.At that moment, the monk was enlightened. From the book The Gateless Gate 無門關 趙州洗鉢 僧問:『學人迷昧,乞師指示。』師云:『喫粥也未?』僧云:『喫粥也。』師云:『洗鉢去。』其僧忽然省悟。 I don’t really get koans 公案. I just couldn’t get anywhere trying to think about random sentences. … Read moreThen Go Wash Your Bowl 🥣

Become an Educator

“In such uncertain times, does it still make sense for me to continue my “career”?”  “What are the most direct ways for me to make a difference in today’s chaotic world?” “How should I take my first step?” These were the most common questions applicants to the [Island Waldorf Teacher Training Program] asked themselves. Like … Read moreBecome an Educator

Back-tracking the 🏞 of Ideas

I am now at ohwowohwowohwow.me. Before that, I was thinking if I should put my tokenised newsletter under wootwoot, or enlivenworks, or something else. Before that, I was inspired by [tryroll.com] and decided to tokenise🤑 my newsletter. Before that, I was inspired my [Mckinley Valentine] and [Balaji Srinivasan]’s [post], and decided I should start a … Read moreBack-tracking the 🏞 of Ideas

Nike Rise’s Shitty Press Release

The press release of the new “Nike Rise” store was not written for humans 🥴 Members of Nike’s family of retail concepts:Nike RiseHouse of InnovationNike LiveKicks LoungeHouse of Hoops… As a visitor, I could be categorised as a:shopperconsumermemberMemberNike Member Services I need to learn to name:Nike ExperiencesMember UnlockScan To LearnScan to TryNike FitNike By You … Read moreNike Rise’s Shitty Press Release

🗞 The Newsletter Binge 🍽

I have been on a binge lately. I started subscribing to Tim Ferriss’ 5 bullet Friday about a year ago. I didn’t subscribe to any another newsletter, until I came across David Perell’s interview with Austin Rief and Alex Lieberman, the founders of Morning Brew. The podcast episode had all the feel good factors: the … Read more🗞 The Newsletter Binge 🍽