What is it that you want? What are you striving towards; why do you strive for this? Why do you do the things you do? I used to want 'success', whatever that means... I used to want material wealth to excess, because I thought it would bring me what I wanted, what I needed; happiness, … Continue reading Presence.
Growing up, I was a troubled child; delivered diagnosis' of High-Functioning Autism, and ADHD, at age 7. I saw the world in black-and-white binary. Things either were, or they were-not. This is a peculiar way to interact with the world, as the world, as people, as reality struggles to conform to these binaries. I came … Continue reading Autism, Abstraction, Context, Racism, Marginalisation, George Floyd and Riots.
Trauma is stored in the body; past tensions living in the present, held in our fascia, in our muscles and in all surrounding tissue. To heal we must heal both body and mind because everything is connected. The stresses of daily life held in our shoulders, increasing the tension within our bodies, increase the tension … Continue reading Healing Trauma
We are all moving towards something; an end state, a 'final' destination, consciously or unconsciously. Within each of our thoughts, each of our decisions, and each of our actions lies a fragment of the lie in which we are headed towards. We are in constant motion, but how often do we remain still and consider: … Continue reading To what end.
We live in deep water; they see only the surface. Those who dare to dive deep into these infinite waters are blessed with wealth beyond imagination. Those who dive deep change the world; those who dive deep get closer to seeing things for how they truly are. The surface people, those people, those who conform … Continue reading The musings of a foolish genius.
One. To grow, the Human animal requires a change of perception, a change of behaviour; our growth is predicated on the ingestion of new ideas, ideas that change our perception, which, in turn, changes our behaviour. We ingest ideas in the form of the media to which we are exposed; Advertisements, television, Netflix, YouTube, Instagram, … Continue reading The Social Brain.
It's okay to be different, it's okay to be yourself, and it doesn't matter what others think. Be respectful, act with kindness but never bend in the face of malevolence; assert yourself. Be thoughtful and caring of others, and as long as you do these things, be yourself, be unapologetically you. Because you are enough, … Continue reading It’s ok to be different.
Go do what you wanna do. Do it by yourself. Live your best life; don't wait for others. Lead the way. People will come and go but you, you are here to stay.
Too often do we try and force a square through a circular hole; it is within our nature to bend the world to our will. The writer who tries to force words from his fingers, the teacher who tries to force undivided attention from the pupil with ADHD, the lover who tries to force the … Continue reading gentle.
Art is neither good nor bad, it just is. It is a unique creation, unlike anything else that has ever existed. To judge, to compare, you must judge and compare in reference to something. We only know the light because of the dark; we only know the hot because of the cold; we only know … Continue reading You are a work of art.