My name is Jonah. I create cyanotype photographs and write about the quest for a meaningful life through art and positivity. On this journey, I hope to help and inspire you. Subscribe to updates.
the latest from the studio
To complement my cyanotype photography, I blog to help and inspire. The latest blog excerpt:
Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life by James Hollis (Part 1)
A subscriber emailed me this week:
“I really appreciated your insights into Rilke, who is also a favorite of mine. The question about why we want to shut out pain and melancholy without knowing their purpose in our life seems especially apt these days of the pandemic and the political turmoil and for me personally at this point in my journey.”
I thought about this email for days afterward. I thought, “What can really come out if we let pain and melancholy work through us as Rilke suggests?”
In this article (part 1 of 2), I attempt to answer that question by referencing James Hollis’ book, Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life: How to Finally, Really Grow Up.
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Anyone can learn to think like an artist at work for better job performance and a greater sense of purpose. I discovered this as an accountant/artist. Download this Reading List PDF to get started.