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PRACTICE.

“We talking practice???” – Allen Iverson

One of the (few) good concepts I’ve gotten from the yoga folks is this:

They don’t call it “working out”, they call it “practice”.

Why is this a good concept? Well, it allows us to think of the practice not as some toilsome labor, but rather … some activity we engage in, because we legitimately enjoy the process.

Practise

Practice as pertaining to “practical” matters. In academics, they often call tests “practicum” or “practica”. “Prasso” as in “to do”, or ultimately from the notion of “crossing over” (*per-).

Why practice?

Beyond the cliche “practice makes perfect”. Rather, we practice in order to learn, have fun — for “autotelic” purposes (doing things for the sake of it, rather than some arbitrary or unknown reward).


MASTER MOTIVATION

ERIC KIM NECK STRAP MARK II x Ricoh GR II x RICOH MAFIA Artwear
ERIC KIM NECK STRAP MARK II x Ricoh GR II x RICOH MAFIA Artwear

Seek to supersede yourself and become more:

  1. TURBOCHARGE YOURSELF, TURBOCHARGE OTHERS.
  2. LIFE IS ALL UPSIDE, NO DOWNSIDE.
  3. PHOTO TURBO THOUGHTS
  4. No Such Thing as Good or Bad; Simply Stimulating or Not Stimulating
  5. The Best Genre is No Genre
  6. The Key to Photographic Motivation
  7. Pacifying Media, Motivational Media
  8. Our Hunger for New Experiences
  9. Mental Motivation
  10. ALL ABOUT PHOTOGRAPHY.
  11. The Photographer as Creator
  12. Create *BEYOND* Yourself
  13. Let Your Curiosity Drive Your Photography
  14. LOVE YOUR PHOTOS.
  15. Abstract Monochrome Photography
  16. SHOOT WITHOUT THINKING.
  17. Just Have Fun With Photography
  18. Wu-Wei Effortless Motivation
  19. CONSISTENCY x NOVELTY
  20. Easily Bored?
  21. Face Photography
  22. How to Become More Self-Motivated in Your Photography
  23. YOUR OWN PHOTOS ARE THE BEST PHOTOS.
  24. On Sharing Your Favorite Photos
  25. UBERABUNDANCE.
  26. Peak Photographic Productivity
  27. When to Review Your Photos
  28. Serotonin and Photos
  29. The Photos You Have Yet Shot are Your Most Important Photos
  30. 3 Tips How to Master Photography
  31. Do You Like Your Own Photos?
  32. The Beauty of Mundane, Everyday Moments
  33. Reasons Why to Be Optimistic About the Future
  34. A Photography-Full Future
  35. The More You Shoot, the Better
  36. How Many Photos Should You Shoot Everyday?
  37. Why Do We Love Motion?
  38. Now is Your Chance to Shoot History in the Making
  39. Photo by Photo
  40. How and Why Photography Remains So Interesting to Me
  41. How to Conquer Your Inner Photographic Critic
  42. Thoughts on HDR Photography
  43. New Year, New Photos
  44. Why Exhibit Your Photos?
  45. Photography is Visual Poetry
  46. What’s the Purpose of Art?
  47. Why Do We Photographers Have Such a Hard Time Staying Inspired and Motivated?
  48. On Becoming a More Optimistic Photographer
  49. Philosophy of Weather
  50. How to Become a More Optimistic Photographer and Human
  51. You Are a Creative Photographer
  52. JUST SHARE YOUR ARTISTIC PROCESS WITH OTHERS.
  53. What Motivates Me to Shoot?
  54. How to Maximize Yourself to the Fullest
  55. HOW TO MOVE AND MOTIVATE PEOPLE
  56. Autotelic Photography
  57. The more I go out and photograph the world, the more interesting and beautiful the world becomes
  58. Why Photographers Have Such Low Self-Esteem
  59. ERIC KIM MOTIVATION
  60. Why Am I So Unmotivated?
  61. EVERY DAY IS A NEW DAY
  62. WHY ARE YOU SO UNMOTIVATED?
  63. Movement is Motivation
  64. How to Motivate Myself to Make New Photos
  65. Never Stop Optimizing
  66. How to Help and Motivate Others
  67. Feed On Your Own Photos; Let Them Nourish You!
  68. Competition is for Suckers
  69. A Future Without Travel
  70. How Google Can Improve Your Photography
  71. DEVELOP YOURSELF.
  72. NEVER STOP MOVING!
  73. How I Self-Motivate Myself
  74. Every Day the Sun is Birthed Anew
  75. A Life Without Photography Isn’t a Life Worth Living
  76. WIN.
  77. 8 Practical Photography Assignments for You
  78. Tabula Rasa, Blank Slate, Carte Blanche
  79. RELENTLESS
  80. LIFE IS THE ULTIMATE RPG
  81. HYPER VIGOR
  82. FRESH AIR PHOTOS
  83. WHO IS GONNA THRIVE IN TODAY’S BRAVE NEW WORLD?
  84. ARTISTIC OPTIMISM
  85. PASSION, not Discipline
  86. Better Bad Photos than No Photos
  87. The Empowering Feeling of Failure
  88. To Be Human is to Move
  89. Enjoy the Process
  90. Better Bad Photos than No Photos
  91. Why Keep Making New Art and Photos, Indefinitely?
  92. Photography Motivation: What if There is Nothing Interesting to Photograph?
  93. Move First, Motivation Later
  94. Motivation Follows the Action
  95. In Praise of Heroes
  96. 5 Tips How to Boost Your Creativity
  97. How to Have Inspiration to Take Photos in the Suburbs
  98. Anything that Motivates You to Move is Good!
  99. The Productive Photographer is the Happiest Photographer!
  100. Make Today Count!
  101. How to Break Through Photographer’s Block
  102. The Joyful Photographer
  103. The Dancing Photographer
  104. The Kaizen Process of Gradual Self-Improvement in Photography
  105. It is Your Duty to Make Beautiful Pictures!
  106. Making Pictures IS Happiness!
  107. NO EXCUSES.
  108. The Pomodoro Photography Technique
  109. The ABC of Photography
  110. Just Shoot It.
  111. How to Change the World With Photography
  112. How to Find Inspiration in Photography and Life
  113. How to Overcome Resistance
  114. Create Against the Past
  115. How I Motivate Myself to Make Photos
  116. Wear Your Camera Like a Necklace or Bracelet
  117. Have Your Photos Come to You
  118. How to Level Up in Your Photography
  119. How Not to Give a Fuck of What Others Think of You
  120. How to Overcome Procrastination in Your Photography
  121. How to Reinspire Your Photography
  122. What is Your Mission in Photography and Life?
  123. How to Overcome Photographer’s Block
  124. Be a Photographer Now
  125. How to Overcome Boredom with Photography
  126. Never Stop Growing as a Photographer
  127. Why Do You Need “Inspiration” to Shoot?
  128. Just Shoot.
  129. 5 Things to Do If You’ve Lost Your Passion for Photography
  130. How to Have Unshakeable Confidence in Yourself
  131. Don’t Give Up On Your Dream
  132. Don’t Waste Your Potential
  133. Unlock Your Potential
  134. Empower Others With Your Photography
  135. Why You Shouldn’t Follow Your Passion in Photography

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