Diana Demco

Diana Demco

Quiet Luxury And Its Problematic Roots

I don’t have a TikTok account and I don’t keep up with all the ridiculous trends that are unraveling on that platform. But inevitably, the tidal wave of the internet washes the “latest big thing” on other social spaces as…

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 maxim for the 21st century, a good candidate would be “the unoptimized life is not worth living.” It seems everywhere…

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 do. Although a good friend is one of life’s blessings, you can’t always dump all your existential dreads, worries, anxieties…

Why You Should Write

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 reason to write, you can’t do better than this. Our thoughts always appear better in the warm and cushy dwellings…