Hi, I'm Diana Demco.
Welcome to my online space. This is where I explore and share my intellectual curiosities on life and all the things that make us human.
The Magic of the Unoptimized Life
Over 2 millennia ago, Socrates declared that the unexamined life is not worth living. If we were to adapt this
The Lost Art of Commonplace Books: How a Commonplace Book Can Help You Learn and Create
I recently stumbled upon the practice of keeping a commonplace book and I haven’t been able to get it out
The Timeless Art of Keeping a Notebook
The most important relationship you will ever have is with yourself. But sometimes, you need a companion. Another person won’t
Why You Should Write
The American novelist Flannery O’Connor once said “I write to discover what I know.” I think if you need a
Maybe We Should Stop Calling People “Self-Made”
As Sartre said, “Man is nothing else but what he makes of himself.” We create ourselves. We have the capacity
Meditation In The Age of Neoliberal Reason
In recent decades, meditation has captured the imaginations of western citizens. In the last 10 years alone, the number of