Rejection? Don’t “get over it”, get “into it”

Artists and writers face a lot of rejection. People will tell you to “get over it.” They’ll say: “Who the hell cares what other people think?” I say: Don’t get over it, get into it. I’ve spent my life peeling back the layers to find my authentic creative voice. As a journalist in Tokyo, London, […]

How Tony Robbins Reflects Deeper Problems with the Self-Development Movement

Long before the current kerfuffle around Tony Robbins’ dismissal of the #MeToo movement, I’d been talking to friends about how the self-development movement in its current incarnation is doing us all a disservice. For those who haven’t been following the news, Tony Robbins was at his “Unleash the Power Within” event in San Jose, CA, […]