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.
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.
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.
Have you ever felt unworthy, like your value is zero? Have you ever been left feeling inadequate upon observing someone who is absolutely killing it? It's as if a light has been shone directly on your insufficiencies. Me too. And it seems that no matter how hard I run from laziness, the omnipresent dark shadow … Continue reading Unworthy.
Receiving feedback is difficult; no matter how it's delivered. Feedback reveals to us our fallibility, our tenderness, it casts a spotlight upon our errors., and this hurts. It hurts because we immediately become self-conscious, and the light of admiration under which we place ourselves, dims slightly. We realise that we weren't shining as bright as … Continue reading Receiving feedback.
You do not respawn. When you die, there is no more life; your only chance is gone. Don't get to your death bed filled with regret. Seize the day, manifest your dreams... what are you waiting for? Why do you not create the life that you desire; are you scared? Why are you scared, you … Continue reading You are powerful.
The world is a complex and difficult place, especially when you lack a support network. A multitude of things become orders of magnitude times easier to navigate when you have a network of people that you can rely on. You may be thinking, "how does one find and develop this network?". One word. Authenticity. That's … Continue reading Why living authentically is an effective survival strategy.
The nature of existence is entropy, a ever present game of molecular disorder, of which is fundamentally changing the Universe, in which we live, moment to moment. If entropy is the default state of being, then it is true that things change across time; they change around us... they change from beneath us. The only … Continue reading Change.