The Designer Who Traded His Camera Phone for a Pad of Paper

The Designer Who Traded His Camera Phone for a Pad of Paper

Shridhar Reddy was a colleague of mine. We always had great conversations at lunch. Afterward, I’d often find a mysterious book on my desk on a wide array of topics — from Winnebagos to UX design to nature journaling.

Shridhar mentioned he had stopped taking photos and started drawing on his daily runs. I wanted to know more. The shift felt like it could help others. It signaled creative regeneration.

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Never Talk Religion or Politics

Never Talk Religion or Politics

A statement made recently in the BV Slack room — the meeting place of overthinkers — really resonated with me.

The Beautiful Voyager is closely related to AA meetings but without all the mumbo jumbo involved.

It’s true. You’ll never hear me refer to a higher power (unless it’s David Bowie).

However…

There are definite similarities between my path of moving through anxiety and the approach religious friends take.

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