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.
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.
Once I was obsessed with movement, in the truest sense; my mind danced the cha-cha with dreams of success. Tense, pent up energy, manifesting as movement, moving around, searching for something outside of myself to soothe the existential dread. I believed that I was not enough, and to become enough I must become successful, for then, I … Continue reading The life simplified.
Your mind cannot be trusted. Once upon a time, I used to be a worm. Undeveloped, fragile, arrogant and depressed. I was a maggot. Nobody wanted to be near me, and hell, I didn't even want to be near myself. Attempted suicides, an erratic mind and no hope; I had nothing going for me, til' … Continue reading Your mind cannot be trusted.