An Artist’s Experience

Ben WorrallINSIGHTS

In the past I have always felt inauthentic when writing and now I think I’ve figured out why. Writing about anything other than direct experience is a lie. If the writer is not writing from experience or from experiential insight, then they are writing based on second hand knowledge or mass cultural indoctrination. In other words, they are writing from … Read More

Overcoming Creative Anxiety

Ben WorrallINSIGHTS

If I had to identify the most frustrating challenge of my life – it would be creative anxiety. I have spent much of my life trying to overcome creative anxiety in one form or another, and unfortunately, I’m still on the battlefield. However, I’m much better at dealing with it than I used to be, hence why you’re reading this … Read More

What is Self-Mastery?

Ben WorrallINSIGHTS

  As I continue to release new content on my website, my focus is going to be on what I will refer to as the process of self-mastery. I’m interested in discussing self-mastery at length because it’s such a deep and endlessly fascinating subject. I’m convinced that the study and practice of self-mastery, in all of its forms, is not … Read More

A Reoccurring Dream

Ben WorrallINSIGHTS, POEM

The following is a short poem which I got up in the middle of the night to write. It seemed important I had a dream tonight. A dream where I was a million miles away. In this dream I was a child again and laughter was abundant. When I awoke from the dream I couldn’t help but see that my … Read More

Babies With Beliefs

Ben WorrallINSIGHTS

Who are you? It’s easy to get caught up in the illusion of yourself. In an identity which has been shaped over many years, but is this really who you are? Or is this a construction of your upbringing, culture, society, etc. If you don’t give the premise of your own being constant attention, you will slip into the illusion … Read More

Don’t Box Yourself In

Ben WorrallINSIGHTS

You are not the same person you were yesterday. Who you are is not fixed because who you are does not exist. It is merely a concept. A story you tell yourself. This is why you should never count yourself out or let the world categorise you. Every moment of your life provides you with the opportunity to morph into … Read More