Howard McGhee, Brick Fleagle and Miles Davis, ca September 1947

On Jazz and Classical Music

In 2003 the 16-year old me went into a music store with his father. It had taken years of continuous persuasion but finally I had been convinced by my

Reflections on Victor Frankl’s meaning of life

On Friday, September 25, 1942 the 37-year old psychologist Victor Frankl was brought to the Nazi Ghetto Theresienstadt (Terezin in today’s Czech republic), along his wife and his parents.

Picture of "Großer Priel"

Strain: The art of pushing yourself.

In the beginning of this year I read an article by one of my favorite podcast hosts Patrick O’Shaughnessy about strain and one by the author Ryan Holiday about